Italian Francesco ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia (Ducati Desmosedici GP22) New record of the Sachsenring circuit and the best time on the first free practice day of the MotoGP German Grand Prix.
With a time of 1:20.018, Bagnaia broke the record held by Spaniard Marc Márquez (Repsol Honda RC 213 V), the winner of all MotoGP races since 2019, by almost two-tenths of a second. 2013 with a time of 1:20.195.
The Italian pilot starred in a movie. authentic image chaining a series of fast lapsfollowed by Ducati drivers, compatriot Luca Marini and teammate Australian Jack Miller, with Aleix Espargaró (Aprilia RS-GP) as the first “non-Ducati” representative in fourth place.
Unlike other categories, MotoGP riders immediately started dropping the best times of the day and the first reference was Spaniard Aleix EspargaróWith a time of 1:20.789, Italian Francesco ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia took the lead with a margin of only 54 thousand.
His brother Pol Espargaró (Repsol Honda RC 213 V) didn’t start off well, bruised after double morning fallAlex Rins (Suzuki GSX RR), who suffered a sore left hand after the fall in Catalonia, and then misfortune in his first free practice sessions didn’t help much either.
But Rins was surprised by his performance, succeeding in placing himself in third place in the last quarter of the one-hour session, laps in 1:21,025, just 236,000ths of a second slower than Aleix Espargaró, whom he regarded as his Aprilia Racing teammate, Maverick Vinalesfinished fourth on his bike with a new fairing. 2020 MotoGP world champion Spaniard Joan Mir (Suzuki GSX RR) is third, 92 thousandths of a second behind Aleix Espargaró, despite some other fears, he entered that group minutes later, but at that moment all the drivers started to apply and the table is constantly changing your order.
Australia’s Jack Miller was the next leader with 1:20.211, but his own teammate ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia didn’t take long to pass him and his privileged position to set the new halftime record at 1, twice lowering it for best time. 20.018.
With Bagnaia, Marini and Miller top the list, Aleix Espargaró was two-tenths behind the leader, with France’s Johann Zarco (Ducati Desmosedici GP22), Spain’s Jorge Martín (Ducati Desmosedici GP22), France’s Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha YZR M 1) ahead of Spain’s Maverick. Viñales and Aprilia RS-GP, Ducati Desmosedici GP21 and Italian Fabio di Giannantonio and Joan Mir on the handlebars of the Suzuki GSX RR were the ones who made the temporary transition to the second direct classification. Despite an ailment in his left hand, Alex Rins was on the verge of hitting his goal just 17,000ths of a second behind teammate Joan Mir.
None of the Honda riders entered the second direct classification; Japan’s Takaaki Nakagami was twelfth best, despite still being ill after his serious crash in Catalonia, and Pol Espargaró (Repsol Honda RC 213 V) is fourteenth and Alex Márquez is eighteenth behind.
Fernandez rules on Moto2
Spanish Having spent time improving his morning record, Augusto Fernández (Kalex) remained firmly at the top of the table. He nearly beat the free practice times of the German Grand Prix by Moto2 with a best time of 1:24.023 at the end of the second test session. half a second to your followers immediatelyalso Spanish Pedro Acosta (Kalex) and Fermin Aldeguer (Boscoscuro).
Alonso López (Boscoscuro), who also replaced Italian Romano Fenati in the transalpine Luca Boscoscuro team and was the second fastest in the first session at the Sachsenring, failed to improve his personal best and fell from second to eighth.