MotoGP: Martin flies in Sepang free practice, Bagnaia lags behind
Dominance of Ducati in the first free practice session at Sepang
With the first free practice session, è officially began the MotoGP event in Sepang. Martin, distanced by 13 points from world leader Bagnaia, immediately made his voice heard, proving to be the fastest on the track.
The Spaniard set the fastest time, stopping the clock on 1'59"513. Under two minutes also Alex Marquez and Zarco. So, as many as three Ducatis in the top three places. Behind them were the Yamahas of Morbidelli and Quartararo.
Bagnaia ended the session with 15° time overall but there'è to highlight how the reigning World Champion, unlike the other riders, did not change tires in the final free practice session. First laps on track for Bautista, fresh SBK two-time champion, who needs time to regain confidence with MotoGP. Also worth mentioning is the fall of Alex Espargaro with the intervention of the stewards to extinguish the flames that escaped from his Aprilia.