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MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Qualifying

Zarco, who took the lead in the wet FP1 session, defeated Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro when Tech3 KTM’s Iker Lecuona was impressed by the tricky conditions in fourth place ahead of factory KTM rider Miguel Oliveira.

Luca Marini also got a lot of attention at the end of FP2 with Avintia Ducati in 6th place, and Aprilia’s wildcard Lorenzo Savadri moved up to 7th place.

This season was also a tough day for Fabio Quartararo, who is constantly suffering from wet conditions. The MotoGP World Championship leader finished the afternoon session in 16th place, more than 1.7 seconds behind full pace.But Yamaha riders He is convinced that he has “taken a big step” at Yamaha In the rain on Friday, in Misano.

Quartararo’s title rival Francesco Bagnaia finished a modest eighth place in Ducati at the end of Friday’s run. The Italians had to overcome Quartararo’s 52-point deficit in the final three rounds of the season.

Dan Rio Petrucci (Tech3 KTM) and Jorge Martin (Pramaci Ducati) finish the top ten, with American MotoGP winner Marc Marquez 14th in Honda and Valentino Rossi 22nd in Petronas Yamaha, the final home race. I retired prior to. 2021.

Valentino Rossi, Petronas Yamaha SRT

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What time does the Emilia Romagna MotoGP qualifying start?

Emilia Romagna MotoGP qualifying is set to start at 1:10 pm BST (2:10 pm local time) using the regular Q1 and Q2 session formats. Qualifying will take place shortly after the 30-minute FP4 session set to begin at 12:30 pm BST (1:30 pm local time).

The 10 fastest MotoGP riders on the FP1-2-3 timesheet will automatically head to Q2 and the rest will be in qualifying Q1. The two fastest riders in the 15-minute first quarter session will advance to the second quarter and compete with the top 10 in practice. Q2, which also lasts 15 minutes, will determine who will take pole position and the qualifying order for the four rows in front of the grid.

  • date: Saturday 23rd October 2021
  • Time to start: 1:10 pm BST (2:10 pm local time)

How do I watch the Emilia Romagna MotoGP qualifying?

In the UK, all MotoGP practices, qualifying and races are broadcast live on BT Sport.

Emilia Romagna’s MotoGP qualifiers will air on BT Sport 2 and the program will begin at 11:00 am BST, covering Moto3 and Moto2 qualifiers as well.

  • TV channel: BT Sport 2
  • Time to start: 11:00 am BST

MotoGP also offers its own live online video streaming service that can be streamed in the UK.

Jorge Martin, Pramac Racing

Jorge Martin, Pramac Racing

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Why is it called Emilia Romagna GP?

The second race of the Misano season was called the Emilia Romagna GP, as it is not allowed to have the same race name in the same MotoGP World Championship season, named after the Italian region where the circuit is located. This name was also used. Last year as part of the Misano Doubleheader.

It is inspired by other doubleheaders that MotoGP has attached as part of a calendar modified for the COVID-19 pandemic both in 2020 and this year. Earlier this season, Qatar hosted the first ever Doha GP as the second leg of a series of races, and Red Bull Ring hosted the Styrian Grand Prix as the second part of the doubleheader.

Next month, Portimao will host the Algarve Grand Prix, which has already hosted the Portuguese Grand Prix earlier this season in April.

Why is MotoGP holding two races in Misano?

As part of the COVID-19 hit campaign, the 2021 MotoGP calendar has been adjusted due to various travel restrictions around the world. All MotoGP rounds in Finland, Japan, Thailand, Australia, Malaysia and Argentina were canceled in 2021.

To put the calendar together, Losail, Red Bull Ring, Misano and Portimao all host two races.

What is the weather forecast for qualifying in Misano?

Cloudy and cold weather is expected during qualifying in Misano on Saturday afternoon. It is unlikely that it will rain, with a maximum temperature of 16 degrees Celsius. This is 6 degrees lower than the San Marino MotoGP qualifying held in Misano five weeks ago.

Miguel Oliveira, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing

Miguel Oliveira, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing

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Results of Emilia Romagna MotoGPFP2

Results of Emilia Romagna MotoGPFP1 MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Qualifying

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