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Motegi MotoGP Qualifying Results


Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) took pole position during qualifying for tomorrow’s Motegi MotoGP race. This is an important race for all of the Japanese factories, and the track is owned by Honda Motor Company. Three Japanese bikes will start on the front row tomorrow.

Qualifying second was Honda’s Marc Marquez with Rossi’s teammate Jorge Lorenzo third. Watch for a full race report from MD tomorrow. Here are the full Q2 results:

Pos. Num. Rider Team Bike Km/h Time Gap 1st/Prev.
1 46 Valentino ROSSI Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 305.1 1’43.954
2 93 Marc MARQUEZ Repsol Honda Team Honda 307.5 1’44.134 0.180 / 0.180
3 99 Jorge LORENZO Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 303.3 1’44.221 0.267 / 0.087
4 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO Ducati Team Ducati 308.3 1’44.294 0.340 / 0.073
5 35 Cal CRUTCHLOW LCR Honda Honda 305.6 1’44.402 0.448 / 0.108
6 41 Aleix ESPARGARO Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 304.3 1’44.494 0.540 / 0.092
7 25 Maverick VIÑALES Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 306.7 1’44.539 0.585 / 0.045
8 8 Hector BARBERA Ducati Team Ducati 309.9 1’44.980 1.026 / 0.441
9 44 Pol ESPARGARO Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 303.7 1’45.232 1.278 / 0.252
10 9 Danilo PETRUCCI OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 304.0 1’45.782 1.828 / 0.550
11 45 Scott REDDING OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 306.1 1’45.827 1.873 / 0.045
12 19 Alvaro BAUTISTA Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia No Time


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  1. viktor92 says:

    Giornata tristissima, Valentino nel suolo…

  2. mickey says:

    Good night it’s late. Race starts in 5 mins. Probably been a year since I was up this late. Really should get a DVR lol

  3. Curly says:

    The peculiar alignment of the stars on the front row needs to be mentioned. All three are tied for the most pole positions at 64!

    Poor Pedi just can’t get a whole season in good health.

  4. mickey says:

    Lol I’m here. Dang buzzard luck strikes again, another broken collarbone for Dani. Arrgghh.

    Have to stay up until 1:00 am for the race. Rossi did well. He makes things interesting for sure.

  5. xLaYN says:

    In the meanwhile Mickey refresh the page again and again and no mention of Pedrosa’s accident.

    Rossi doing a good qualifying lap???? strange…

    • Pablo says:

      Rossi has said that he is sick (a cold) and will struggle to churn out fast lap after fast lap during the race. Marquez dosnt want to take risks, Horgay will be sore after his massive crash, could be a chance for Vinales or Dovi to take the top step. Here’s hoping for a good battle whatever the outcome.

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