The Pramac Ducati rider broke the brand new lap document he set final weekend to clinch his second pole place in a row, and the third of his rookie MotoGP marketing campaign.
Though Martin went by way of the primary a part of qualifying, the younger Spanish rider managed to make it by way of to the ultimate half and paid tribute to team-mate Johann Zarco, who helped him declare pole place.
Fabio Quartararo was second on the grid alongside Ducati rider Francesco Bagnaia, which implies that the identical riders take to the entrance row for the second week in a row.
Zarco was fourth quickest, beating a resurgent Marc Marquez and Jack Miller to the entrance of the second row, forward of Joan Mir – the 2020 world champion heading the second row.
Aleix Espargaro hauled his Aprilia to eighth place, as KTM pair Miguel Oliveira and Brad Binder accomplished the highest 10.
Maverick Vinales was suspended for this weekend and won’t trip for Yamaha this weekend, with hypothesis that he may not appear for the workforce once more this season.
Vinales has apologised for his actions within the Styrian GP, through which he was accused of trying to interrupt his engine by over-revving in a troublesome race.
Fabio Quartararo, Yamaha Manufacturing unit Racing
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When is the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix?
• Date: Sunday 14th August 2021
• Begin time: 1:00pm BST, 2:00pm native time
How can I watch the Austrian MotoGP?
In the UK, the Austrian GP race day might be broadcast dwell on BT Sport, which has dwell broadcasting tv rights for the whole 2021 MotoGP season. The race might be proven dwell on BT Sport 2, with race protection beginning at 12:30pm BST, immediately after the Moto2 race.
TV Channel: BT Sport 2
Channel quantity: Sky – 414
Channel quantity: Virgin Media – 528
Begin time: 12:30pm BST
MotoGP additionally provides its personal dwell on-line video streaming service which is on the market to stream within the UK.
How can I watch the Austrian MotoGP highlights?
ITV4 will present the highlights of every MotoGP spherical in 2021, together with highlights of the Moto2 and Moto3 lessons, which might be broadcast on every Monday night after the race.
TV Channel: ITV4
Channel quantity: Freeview – 25
Channel quantity: Sky – 120 HD, 818 SD
Channel quantity: Virgin Media – 178 HD, 118 SD
Channel quantity: Freesat – 117
Begin time: Monday ninth August – eight:00pm BST
What is the climate forecast for the race on the Purple Bull Ring?
Moist climate circumstances and an opportunity of thunderstorms are forecast for the Austrian Grand Prix on the Purple Bull Ring on Sunday afternoon, with a excessive of 26 levels Celsius for the beginning of the race.
Why is MotoGP holding two races in Austria?
As a part of the COVID-19-hit marketing campaign the 2021 MotoGP calendar has been tweaked on account of numerous journey restrictions in place the world over.
The Finnish, Japanese, Thai and Australian MotoGP rounds have already been cancelled for 2021, whereas the Argentinean GP stays postponed.
So as to bulk out the calendar, Losail, the Purple Bull Ring and Portimao will all host two races.
MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix qualifying outcomes