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Banyaia rekindles his title bid with a sensational assembly

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Francesco Bagnaia broke the all-time lap record by taking pole position in Motul TT Assen and breathing new life into the title of the MotoGP ™ World Championship. Riders on the Ducati Lenovo team set 1: 31.504, which is more than three-tenths of a second ahead of the old benchmark on the TT Circuit Assen. Championship leader Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP ™) came in second, and Jorge Martin (Prima Pramac Racing) also took the final berth in the front row and ran at a record pace.

Greatest courage when rain is threatened in Assen

The rider immediately lowered the hammer as it rained in isolation in the first quarter and gray clouds hung in Assen at the beginning of the second quarter. Martin and Quartararo broke the all-time lap record on their first flying lap. The former was 1: 31.708 and the latter was only 0.010 seconds slower. At the end of the opening run, they were still in the top two, with Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo team) in third place, 0.311 seconds behind the pace. YZR-M1 upright.

With new Michelin soft slick tires on the rear of the Ducati, Banyaia was charged 1: 31.504 on the first flying lap of the second run. Martin lost the chance to improve further when he went down on De Storben (Turn 5), and his error was punished when Quartararo pinched second place at 1: 31.620. “El Diablo” was pushing out the checkered flag until a crash was about to occur at De Struben. He managed to save it, but at that moment Banyaia was locked to the fourth pole position in the last six rounds.

Betsecki is missing the front row

Marco Bezzecchi (Moony VR46 Racing Team) also broke below the lap record, finishing 4th on the standing grid at 1: 31.796 and free practice pacesetter Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing) 5th at 1: 31.868. I did. It’s only 0.364 seconds from Paul, and considering that Espargaro angered Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo team) when the Australians caused a slow yellow flag in a spill at Destorben, he said he had more. You must have felt it. Miller, who was ranked 6th at 1: 32.124 set on the first run, had an even bigger moment with another Aprilia when Maverick Viñales came behind him at high speed on his last flying lap. Ducati riders were given a long lap penalty by Steward for running slowly along the race line...

Johann Zarco (Prima Pramac Racing) will be in 7th place at 1: 32.175, with Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) and Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Exter) in the third row. The Red Bull KTM Factory Duo has come a long way in qualifying, with Brad Binder finally finishing 10th on the grid ahead of Viñales and Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu).

What the rest of the grid looks like

Luca Marini (Mooney VR46 Racing Team) will not be able to advance to the second quarter in just over three-tenths of a second and will be in 13th place on the starting grid after scoring 1: 32.787. Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Exter) was the third fastest in the first quarter of 1: 32.898, after folding the front of the GSX-RR at De Strubben, the Spaniards couldn’t improve and finished 14th. .. grid. Fabio Di Giannan Antonio was in 15th place, and his Gresini Racing MotoGP ™ teammate Enea Bastiany could only be rescued in 16th place after the early drama. “La Bestia” suffered some problems before getting off the pit exit road at the beginning of the session. So he withdrew before running back to regain the other Ducati.

Andrea Dovizioso (WithU Yamaha RNFMotoGP ™) was 17th, ahead of Stefan Bradl (Repsol Honda Team), Remy Gardner (Tech3 KTM Factory Racing) and Franco Morbidelli (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP ™) in 20th place. .. Alex Marquez (LCR Honda Castrol) completes the seventh row and the rest of the grid is made up of Aprilia Racing test riders Raul Fernandez (Tech3 KTM Factory Racing) and Darin Binder (WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP ™ team) Lorenzo Sabadori. I am.

The MotoGP ™ rider will return to orbit for warm-up at 09:40 on Sunday, and at 14:00 (GMT +2) another thrilling Assen TT itself will turn off.

MotoGP ™ Q2 Top 10:
1. Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team) – 1: 31.504
2. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP ™) + 0.116
3. Jorge Martin (Prima Pramac Racing) + 0.204
4. Marco Bezzecchi (Moony VR46 Racing Team) + 0.292
5. Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing) + 0.364
6. Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Team) + 0.620
7. Johann Zarco (Prima Pramac Racing) + 0.671
8. Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) + 0.768
9. Alex Rins (Suzuki Exter Team) + 0.803
10. Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) + 0.863

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