MotoGP: Jorge Martin ahead of everyone in first free practice at Losail. Bagnaia third
Free GP Qatar: Martin è the fastest of all, third Bagnaia
Ducati dominates in the first free practice of the Qatar Grand Prix, the penultimate round of the MotoGP season. The fastest of all è was Pramac centaur Jorge Martin, who set the fastest time, stopping the clock on' 1'56"393, ahead of teammate Johann Zarco.
In third was an excellent Pecco Bagnaia, who maintained the same set of tires throughout the session, demonstrating a great race pace, just 0.229 seconds behind Martin. In fourth was the Aprilia of Raul Fernandez, closing the Top 5 was the Yamaha of Franco Morbidelli.
Completing the Top 10 are Luca Marini (Mooney VR 46 Racing Team), Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia), Fabio Di Giannantonio (Gresini Racing), Pol Espargaro (KTM GASGAS) and Brad Binder (KTM). Distant Enea Bastianini, 17th, ahead of Marco Bezzecchi, Joan Mir and Marc Marquez. At 18 Italian the second session which will determine the top 10 for access to Q2.
Free Practice Qatar Grand Prix, Order of Finish, top 10:
1 89J. Martin Prima Pramac Racing 01:56.39302
2 5J. Zarco Prima Pramac Racing +0.172
3 1F. Bagnaia Ducati Lenovo Team +0.229
4 25R. Fernandez CryptoDATA RNF MotoGP Team +0.292
5 21F. Morbidelli Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP +0.411
6 10L. Marini Mooney VR46 Racing Team +0.426
7 41A. Espargaro Aprilia Racing +0.427
8 49F. Di Giannantonio Gresini Racing MotoGP +0.437
9 44P. Espargaro GASGAS Factory Racing Tech3 +0.492
10 33B. Binder Red Bull KTM Factory Racing +0.501