The Desmosedici, winners of this event in 2018 and 2019, signed the double thanks to their two new drivers, Jack Miller and Francesco Bagnaia, while they placed in the ‘Top 4’ also in french Johan Zarco from Pramac Racing. Miller set the fastest lap in the tests at the beginning of the month with 1: 53.183, a time he approached this Friday (1: 53.387) to dominate the timesheets, although by the slim margin of 35 thousandths over his teammate. . The french Fabio Quartararo It was the best ‘M1’ of the day, 188 thousandths behind Miller, and Zarco closely followed his compatriot to complete the dominance of the Ducati.
After Cannes, the best Spanish finished, Alex Rins, which showed that Suzukis are still competitive and was just over two tenths of the fastest time. The Catalan saved the day of the Hamamatsu brand, which he saw as the current champion, Joan Mir, could not get into the top ten times, so he will have to improve to avoid having to go through Q1 in search of a good position on the starting grid after finishing with the eleventh fastest time.
That goal was only temporarily achieved Pol Espargar (Repsol Honda), which finished in tenth position. The one from Granollers continues with its adaptation and rolled in the same second as the best and more than half a second from Miller
MOTO2 AND MOTO3
For its part, in the Moto3 category, the fastest in this first contact was the Japanese Kaito Toba (KTM), the best time on a Friday that showed a lot of equality with seven drivers separated by less than two tenths. The Asian led the combined times table thanks to the 2: 04.839 that he scored in the second round of the day, 42 thousandths better than the Spanish Jaume Masi (KTM), which had already shown a good pace in the first one. Sergio Garca Dols (Gas Gas), quarter to less than one tenth, and Jeremy Alcoba (Honda), seventh to less than two, completed the good national performance. Finally, in Moto2, the British rider dominated Sam Lowes (Kalex), who was already the best during the tests and who confirmed his potential after being the only one on the grid to drop from 1:59, with a time of 1: 58.959. However, after the current runner-up in the world, another candidate, the Italian Marco Bezzecchi (Kalex), just over a tenth, while the best Spanish was Xavi Virgo, quarter to more than 300 thousandths.
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