MotoGP Japan Motegi FP2 LIVE: Marc Márquez surfs the water

With only the top three contenders for the world crown grouped on 17 points with 5 events to go, fabio quartararo, francesco bagnaia Y Alex Espargarothe MotoGP World Championship is more open than ever, not to mention the fourth man, Enea Bastianini, that is coming and that could well get mixed up in the final showdown!

17 points in the championship but only 40 thousandths of a second during extended FP1 which took place at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Japan, for the 16th showdown of the best drivers in the world. In other words, nothing during this session dominated by jack miller dry, go ahead Francesco Bagnaia, Fabio Quartararo, Aleix Espargaro, Luca Marini, Marc Márquez, Pol Espargaro, Brad Binder, Miguel Oliveira and Maverick Viñalesall for the moment prequalified for Q2 while johann zarcowhile efficient throughout the session, it misses this target by 1 millisecond due to a crash at the end of the session.

Takaaki Nakagami they will be reviewed by doctors at the end of qualifying.

Waiting to know more, as the 25 drivers prepare for this second 45-minute free practice session in the wet, with skies grayer than ever and temperatures of 23° in the air and 23° on the ground, let’s take advantage of these few moments live thanks to the official website :

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1’45.572 Maverick Viñales (Look here)

1’44,509 Jack Miller (Look here)

1’44.764 Fabio Quartararo (Look here)

1’55.232 Marc Marquez (Look here)

1,54,710 Danilo Petrucci (Look here)


1’48.940 Marc Marquez (Look here)


1’46.695Cal Crutchlow (Look here)


1’45.763 Marc Marquez (Look here)


1’45.816 Marc Marquez (Look here)

The race

Mr. Marquez, Quartararo, Dovizioso (Look here)


1’43.790 Jorge Lorenzo (2015)

When the red lights go out… Alex Marquez run first and for once fabio quartararo don’t go to the last

The rain has redoubled its intensity at the end of the Moto2 session, so we are obviously on eggshells…

this does not prevent fabio quartararo Y Alex Espargaro to go gardening in the gravel, under the eyes of Marc Márquez it took its time to get going.

johann zarco achieves the first reference in 2’01.503 then fabio quartararo improves to 2’00.536 while live time is down.

We keep improving, starting with Alex Marquez after johann zarco at 1’59.715 and Miguel Oliveira at 1’59.247.

The devil replica in 1’58.054, a time matched within a thousandth in stride by johann zarco !

Marc Márquez raises the tone at 1’57.277 and seizes a lead briefly held by Fabio DiGiannantonio.

johann zarco turn fielder into the gravel of turn #3 while Miguel Oliveira put his name at the top of the table at 1’56.884.

George Martin makes Pramac colors shine at 1’56.672, Enea Bastianini those of Gresini’s team in 1’56.446, Miguel Oliveira those of KTM Factory in 1’56.313, then Marc Márquez strike again at 1’55.232!

Live timing reverts to mid-session where the hierarchy is made up of Marc Márquez, Jorge Martin, Enea Bastianini, Miguel Oliveira, Fabio Quartararo, Marco Bezzecchi, Cal Crutchlow, Fabio Di Giannantonio, Franco Morbidelli, Alex Márquez, Jack Miller, Pol Espargaro, Takaaki Nakagami, Rémy Gardner, Raul Fernandez, Tetsuta Nagashima, Brad Binder, Darryn Binder, Johann Zarco, Francesco Bagnaia, Luca Marini, Aleix Espargaró, Alex Rins, Takuya Tsuda and Maverick Vinales : Difficult login for the Aprilias!

johann zarco then he resets the situation by placing his Ducati in fifth position just ahead of fabio quartararobefore moving on to 3rd place.

brad folder he made a small mistake in turn #3, but had to abandon his bike.

Pol Espargaro he crashed at turn 8 and also had to subscribe his bike, causing the session to be red-flagged with 12 minutes to go.

At the restart, everyone comes out with a soft rear rain tire and, for the most part, a medium one up front.

Aside from the top five, the gaps are significant.

johann zarcothen 5th, he lights the first two sectors red before losing time in the last two.

We leave it there, for a session that does not change the 12 prequalified for Q2 but it does give an idea of ​​the forces present during qualifications that are likely to take place under similar conditions.

Meet at 7:25am for FP3, 8:05am for the start of qualifying!

Results of the MotoGP FP2 Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi:

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