Under the sun and in front of nearly 100,000 spectators, Italian Francesco Bagnaia set the fastest time to qualify on Saturday, May 14, earning a top spot for the French Grand Prix, which kicks off Sunday at 2pm on the Bugatti circuit. Men. Ni 8th a good position for his career, 60th place for the Ducati brand which also puts Jack Miller’s bike in second place, the third time going to Aleix Espargaro’s Aprilia.
Fabio Quartararo, however inspired by thousands of fans, got only 4 times on his Yamaha handles. The World Champion will be joined in second place by Italian Enea Bastianini in Ducati and fellow Frenchman Johann Zarco (Ducati) the 6th time writer.
Three times since Friday, the Bugatti circuit record has been broken. The first time with Enea Bastianini in 2 free practice then Johann Zarco on Saturday morning during the 3rd free practice session, the Frenchman reached a time of 1: 30.537 before Francesco Bagnaia won a full record of 1.30.450.
The start of the MotoGP French Grand Prix will be released on Sunday May 15 at 2 p.m.