The standings of the second free follow session of the Dutch Motorbike Grand Prix have been dropped at a standstill after 1 / 4 of an hour of driving, as a result of arrival of the rain on the TT Circuit Assen. Earlier than that. Maverick Viñales had simply set the perfect time forward of Miguel Oliveira and Fabio Quartararo.
Anticipated for Saturday afternoon, the rain was twenty-four hours forward of Assen. The primary drops of the weekend fell this Friday round 2:30 p.m., whereas the MotoGP riders have been in the midst of FP2. It was subsequently unattainable for them to enhance.
The standings froze with Maverick Viñales on the prime of the desk in 1’33.241. A time 169 thousandths slower than that of FP1, dominated in 1’33.072. He’s forward of Portugal’s Miguel Oliveira, who has recovered effectively after a late morning, and secures a provisional place in Q2. Fabio Quartararo (third) hoists a second Yamaha on the rostrum for the session.
Fourth, Marc Marquez suffered a violent high-side between turns 10 and 11 as he was forward of the quickest time. He was capable of return to the Repsol Honda Staff field, however we’re nonetheless awaiting medical information. Pol Espargaro (10th) additionally crashed on the similar time, however in flip 5 and at a slower pace.
Solely 13th in FP1, Joan Mir made a very good deal by ending fifth this afternoon. The reigning world champion hit the gasoline on the proper time and located himself within the top-10 provisionally qualifying for Q2, as did his teammate Alex Rins (seventh).
Full card at Suzuki, however not at Ducati since Johann Zarco (sixth) is the one rider within the prime ten for the 2 classes of the day. Jack Miller positioned eighth in FP2, however is just 12th total on Friday. Conversely, Danilo Petrucci and his KTM are out of the top-10 of the session (11th), however nonetheless current within the mixture instances due to the stopwatch achieved in FP1.
These 22 males could have one final probability to progress in FP3 on Saturday morning to be able to search a spot within the top-10 and keep away from a passage within the draft. Until the rain comes once more to cease them.
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