Double KTM, Bagnaia again outside the top ten
07.10 – This is the list of riders who already qualify directly for Q2: Brad Bender, Jack Miller, Maverick Viñales, Jorge Martin, Pol Espargaro, Marco Pizzici, Fabio Di Giannantonio, Enea Bastianini, Aleix Espargaro, and Johan Zarco. Two KTMs and an Aprilia ahead of everyone, Martin is the best Ducati rider. Bagnaia missed the top 10 by a whopping 186 thousandths.
07.05 – Photo At the end of the MotoGP testing in Australia, Bagnaia will once again have to pass the first section.
Science is fickle
07.00 – Bagnaia is in eleventh place and is no longer pressing, as he is outside tenth place.
06.58 – The binder drops below 28″, 1’27″943.
06.57 – Viñales 1’28″212 Take command.
06.56 Di Giannantonio rises to second place, 153 thousandths behind Martin.
06.54 – “It doesn’t have traction at many angles.”Bagnaia’s words to his men who are now trying to intervene electronically before this final round.
06.52 – Bagnaia returns to the pits to change tires.
06.51 – This is the top ten after the first round for all the riders: Martin, Zarco, Binder, Viñales, Aleix Marquez, Aleix Espargaro, Di Giannantonio, Marc Marquez, Raul Fernandez and Jack Miller.
06.49 – Bagnaia rose to tenth place, nine tenths behind Martin.
06.47 – Strong at the front and soft at the back For both Martin and Bagnaia, the Pramac rider climbs ahead of everyone 1’28″299.
06.45 – 1’28″649 The new reference by Maverick Viñales.
06.43 – 1’28″841 Aleix Espargaro’s best times with the new medium and soft tires.
06.40 – The pilots are now preparing for the time attack, also because there is a risk of rain.
06.39 – Zarco is better: 1’29″266.
06.38 – ‘Digia’ leads: 1’29’359.
06.37 – The fourth time for Di Giannantonio in the Hard-Medium lineup (new).
06.35 Quartararo occupies third place, as he uses steel in the front and a new soft one in the back. These are the top ten: Bender, Viñales, Quartararo, Pizzici, Miller, Di Giannantonio, Pol Espargaro, Martin, Alex Marquez and Zarco. Bania returns to the track with the previous pair of tires, the strong one at the front and the medium one at the rear, both of which have already completed 11 laps.
06.30 – An impressive performance by Viñales in 29.7 seconds, lap seven with the soft rear tire “giving up” in sector four, which features a long bend to the left before returning to the finish straight.
06.25 – Maverick Vinales moved into second place, 53 thousandths behind Binder with the hard tire configuration at the front and the soft tire at the rear. Another 1’30″1 for the Bagnaia with the medium frame at the back.
06.20 – A strong and medium combination for Bagnaia who runs with excellent speed, 30 inches 3. A fall without consequences for Marc Márquez, who lost the rear at low speed on a sharp turn on the right after descending the hill to the left.
06.15 – Marini is still at the bottom of the standings, for the VR46 driver, this past morning, he had to deal with physical pain (remember that he has just recovered from a broken collarbone and that he was injured in Indonesia during the race and sent to the ground by Brad Bender).
06.10 – Bender is now in the lead with a time of 1’29″365.
06.05 For drivers currently participating in the Sprint simulation, the goal is to understand which tire works best between hard, medium and soft tires.
06.00 – Green light At the end of the pit lane.
05.45 -The sun is shining on Phillip Island.
Bagnaia is at +18 over Martin
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In FP1 he was fastest George Martin Using soft rubber at the end.
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