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Quartararo fastest from Mir, Bagnaia 11th

World Championship leader flies best at Silverstone on Friday as times crumble in FP2

World Championship leader Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP™) led the field in the premier class on day one of the Monster Energy British Grand Prix after posting a 1:58.946 in FP2. The Frenchman beat his 2020 World champion, Joan Mir (team his Suzuki Ecstar), by 0.154 seconds behind him as Aprilia his racing Maverick Vinales rounded out the top three at Silverstone on Friday. rice field.

After the Ducati pair occupied 1st and 2nd place in FP1, Aleix Espargaro and Aprilia Racing team-mate Vinales posted 1:59.681 and 1:59.737 respectively, while Quartararo and Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) also I tried the 1:59 bracket early on.

Rins was the first rider to put on the soft and soft Michelin tire combination. On his opening lap of the 2019 British Grand Prix race winner he moved up to his first position by 0.330 seconds behind him, and on the second lap his 1:59.246, Aleix behind his Espargaro was his 0.435 seconds. With 5 minutes left, things get busy.