Solely tenth in Aragon’s qualifying final Saturday, Johann Zarco returned to the second row at Misano. The Frenchman certified fifth, and was aggressive within the moist (FP2 Friday) in addition to the dry (FP4 and Q2 Saturday). Sufficient to method the race with confidence. It stays to be seen if his proper forearm, operated on for compartment syndrome subsequent Wednesday, will maintain up.
Return to second line: “I am pleased with this fifth place. After two weeks of going into Q1, it is good to have gone straight to Q2. I additionally had a superb FP4, it’s constructive and I’m assured. The arm is ok, additionally as a result of I have never finished too many laps, however I believe I’ve the answer for Wednesday (the operation, Editor’s notice) helps the thoughts get previous this type of downside. Possibly it is also as a result of the arrogance on the bike is sweet, it helps to be extra relaxed. “
The forearm is much less of an issue: “When in ache I inform myself that that is the final time that I can be actually damage, so it permits me to transcend it. Right this moment I carried out with out hurting, it is constructive for Sunday. After that is still to be seen, as a result of a race is a protracted one. The benefit is healthier, the velocity is fairly good. You at all times have to seek out one of the best and extra confidence to do what I would like once I need. I await tomorrow, however the second line feels good. I am aggressive and there are 4 Ducatis within the top-5, it is good to be within the recreation. “
A lot better than in Aragon: “The adjustments from Aragon weren’t that many. In Aragon one thing was unsuitable, and as quickly as you have got just a little downside, on this class, you’re simply nowhere. I’m again to good emotions and instantly felt higher. I believe the Ducati performs nicely right here, maybe as a result of many references with (Michele) Pirro’s testing; it helps to have a superb base on the bike. “
No particular plan for the race: “Pecco (Bagnaia) could be very sturdy, Fabio (Quartararo) too. Within the dry I’ll attempt to stick with them, that will be good as a result of I believe there aren’t many riders who can have an excellent tempo. We’ll see what occurs tomorrow, I do not need to make too many plans. “
A choice for rain on Sunday: “I am extra more likely to purpose for the win or for a podium within the moist. It is simpler mentioned than finished, that is why I do not make too many plans. I wait calmly for Sunday, I’m concentrating in addition to attainable. However bodily and by way of FP2, I am extra more likely to carry out within the moist than within the dry. “
Qualification outcomes right here, this system and instances of the Grand Prix the.
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