In a shocking present of pace in qualifying, Bagnaia destroyed the lap record at the Losail International Circuit with a 1m52.772s to take his first premier class pole place, beating a trio of Yamaha riders within the course of.
Fabio Quartararo led the cost for Yamaha to take second place forward of team-mate Maverick Vinales, with Valentino Rossi impressing on his Petronas SRT debut to take fourth place.
Jack Miller slotted into fifth place for Ducati having initially challenged for pole place, with Pramac Ducati’s Johann Zarco finishing the second row.
Regardless of topping FP3, Franco Morbidelli had to settle for seventh place in qualifying in an in any other case encouraging efficiency for the Yamaha riders.
Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro and Suzuki’s Alex Rins spherical out the third row, leaving defending MotoGP world champion Joan Mir in 10th place after he had to progress through Q1 in qualifying.
Fellow Q1 graduate Takaaki Nakagami certified 11th for LCR Honda forward of latest manufacturing unit Repsol Honda rider Pol Espargaro.
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Workforce
Picture by: Repsol Media
Marc Marquez stays out of motion for Repsol Honda as he continues to recover from his arm injury, and confirmed earlier this week he’ll miss the opening two races in Qatar.
When is the MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix?
- Date: Sunday 28th March 2021
- Begin time: 6:00pm BST, eight:00pm native time
How can I watch the Qatar MotoGP?
In the UK, BT Sport have unique stay broadcasting tv rights. The race will probably be proven stay on BT Sport 2, with race protection beginning at 5:30pm BST, immediately after the Moto2 race.
BT Sport can even be displaying the Moto3 and Moto2 races from Qatar.
- TV Channel: BT Sport 2
- Begin time: 5:30pm BST
MotoGP additionally presents its personal stay on-line video streaming service which is out there to stream within the UK.
How can I watch the Qatar MotoGP highlights?
ITV4 has secured a deal to point out the highlights of every MotoGP spherical in 2021, together with highlights of the Moto2 and Moto3 lessons, which will probably be broadcast on every Monday night after the race.
- TV Channel: ITV4
- Begin time: Monday 29th March – eight:00pm BST
What is the climate forecast for the race in Qatar?
Dry and clear circumstances are forecast for the Qatar Grand Prix on the Losail Worldwide Circuit on Sunday night time, with a really low likelihood of rain and a excessive of 20 levels Celsius.
MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix – Qualifying outcomes