Misano Friday spherical up – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3 and MotoE


MotoGP 2023

Spherical 12 – Misano

MotoGP Friday Observe

Marco Bezzecchi was scorching to trot from the beginning at Misano on Friday regardless of ache in his left thumb, a consequence of final Sunday’s crash in Catalunya.  By the top of proceedings Bezzecchi had set a brand new outright Misano benchmark at 1m30.846. 

Marco Bezzecchi – P1

A tricky day, however I’m comfortable, the observe file, then right here at dwelling, is all the time a terrific consequence. My hand hurts greater than anticipated, particularly from a race perspective, whereas on the flying lap it didn’t trouble me. I assumed I’d wrestle within the central a part of the observe, however as a substitute the purpose the place I endure probably the most is T1. I’ll attempt to handle my power as finest as potential tomorrow, it’s a really lengthy day, between qualifying and the race, however general the sensations are greater than optimistic and I gained’t quit.”

Marco Bezzecchi

Maverick Vinales had shocked earlier when he broke into the 1m30s, the primary man ever to take action, however finally the Aprilia man was usurped by the VR46 rider within the closing levels of the session.

Maverick Vinales – P2

I’m really pleased with the day at this time. It’s a pleasure to have the ability to experience like this. I felt relaxed from the very first lap, with the identical good sensations because the earlier GP races and this constant efficiency helps me to construct an increasing number of confidence. We have already got a superb tempo and we have been additionally quick within the time assault, in order that makes me optimistic for qualifying tomorrow. The aim is the entrance row.

Maverick Vinales

The evergreen Dani Pedrosa was fast from the outset, trialling a brand new model of the RC16, and utilizing that to nice have an effect on.  Pedrosa relishing his alternative to combine it up with the younger weapons, and getting nice respect from them in return. Third quickest a shocking efficiency from the ‘retired’ racer.

Dani Pedrosa

Jorge Martin additionally had taken his flip atop the timing screens however finally ended up fourth quickest simply forward of Luca Marini, Marc Marquez and Pecco Bagnaia. That quartet lined by four-hundredths of a second, how’s that for shut firm…  Marquez had been nicely down the order earlier than tucking in behind for a tow late on from Dani Pedrosa that helped him leap up the order.

Luca Marini – P5

“It went undoubtedly nicely at this time: we instantly discovered a whole lot of grip on the observe, I didn’t contemplate it. Yesterday there have been MotoE checks and the asphalt was extra rubbery than anticipated. Within the afternoon I wasn’t good, with the temperature I struggled extra, I used two warmed tyres, then the yellow flags. I achieved the Q2 on the finish and I’m comfortable, a vital piece for the weekend.”

Luca Marini
Marc Marquez – P6

In the end at this time was a optimistic day as a result of we achieved our goal for the weekend: qualifying within the high 12. I have to carry on engaged on my feeling with the bike, it’s nonetheless not fairly there however we have been capable of do the lap time. It was a peaceful day as a result of firstly I used to be not getting the suggestions from the bike, the tyres, the observe that I needed however we labored to enhance it. Within the final a part of the afternoon session, I actually pushed for a time and we have been capable of make a step, particularly with used tyres. I then acquired a superb lap behind Dani – he was super-fast. Tomorrow is one other day.”

Marc Marquez thanking Dani Pedrosa for his tow
Pecco Bagnaia – P7

Truthfully, I’m so comfortable, after I arrived on the field after what I had been via, it was the most effective moments of the season for me. In the present day wasn’t simple. I’m struggling loads to maneuver my leg on the bike, and I needed to change a bit my driving fashion in the proper corners. This morning it was already a superb check for me, and this afternoon we did a greater step in entrance when it comes to feeling on the bike. The lap instances we have been doing with the used tyres have been good, the tempo was unimaginable, and the time assault went nicely. It will likely be robust for positive, however I don’t wish to assume an excessive amount of in regards to the races, I simply wish to keep calm and benefit from the second.”

Pecco Bagnaia

P8 went the best way of Alex Marquez (Gresini Racing MotoGP), as Brad Binder (Crimson Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing) and Raul Fernandez (CryptoDATA RNF MotoGP Group) seal P9 and P10 – the latter gaining Q2 entry for the primary time in his MotoGP profession regardless of a small crash in Observe.

Alex Marquez – P8

Issues went fairly good. We improved persistently in a Friday that was undoubtedly totally different from Montmeló, the place we made some errors. We didn’t have a terrific feeling with the medium tyre, however issues went higher with the softer choice. We absolutely should do one thing within the first cut up the place we lose loads, however we all know the place to work on.

Alex Marquez
Raul Fernandez – P10

Truthfully, I’m actually comfortable as a result of we have been all the time near going into Q2 straight, and at this time we managed to get it. However it was nonetheless tough. I did the primary run with new tyres after which I noticed the yellow flag once more and we would have liked to shut the fuel. On the second strive, I arrived on the final a part of the third sector and noticed that everybody was within the center, I attempted to not lose a whole lot of time however sadly I crashed. In the long run, I’m comfortable, I had a superb tempo all day and that’s actually necessary for tomorrow. Getting that Q2 is optimistic for the thoughts and for the work now we have to do tomorrow throughout FP3. My staff and I’ve been working very well within the final three, 4 races, we simply wanted to enhance on the quick lap and the lap with new tyre, and at this time we improved on that. In the long run I believe the tempo is there and that’s a superb factor.”

Raul Fernandez

A late crash from Aleix Espargaro, who had been affected by chatter points all through Friday, noticed him slip out of the highest ten amongst a gaggle of nicely credentialled riders who’re additionally destined for Q1. Brother Pol Espargaro had hit the deck earlier within the session as had Marc Marquez and Jack Miller, additionally a sufferer of chatter points.

Riders that should contest Q1 embrace Aleix Espargaro, Fabio Quartararo (Monster Vitality Yamaha MotoGP), Jack Miller (Crimson Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing), Johann Zarco (Prima Pramac Racing)… the record goes on.

Pol Espargaro – P11

I’m just a little upset with at this time’s end result. I used to be struggling a bit at first of Observe, however then I used to be catching up with the rhythm lap after lap. I rode an honest lap, however I used to be anticipating to enhance it as a result of it was not good. Sadly, I made a mistake afterward, possibly as a result of I used to be ready a bit an excessive amount of in my first lap, and my entrance tyre cooled down, however I misplaced the entrance and couldn’t keep away from the crash. That was the top of my session sadly.

Pol Espargaro
Aleix Espargaro – P12

Sadly, it was a nasty crash. My neck is in a whole lot of ache and it was actually not the perfect begin to the weekend. I didn’t have a superb feeling at this time. There have been a whole lot of vibrations that saved me from driving cleanly. I used to be pushing to get into the highest ten and get the day again on observe, nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient. Now I’ll attempt to get as a lot relaxation as potential and I’ll do every part I can to be again on the observe tomorrow morning.

Aleix Espargaro
Fabio Quartararo – P13

We tried many issues at this time, however I believe possibly it was a bit an excessive amount of. We’ve got to maintain working and attempt to maintain enhancing. Attempting to get into Q2 tomorrow can be tremendous necessary. We are going to give our greatest and battle for the very best place on the grid.

Franco Morbidelli – P14

I can‘t be glad with at this time. We didn‘t obtain our purpose, which was to get straight into Q2. I may simply do one time assault and sadly I couldn‘t get a top-10 spot. I did a 1‘31.7s, and that was not sufficient to get into Q2. It‘s a pity.

Jack Miller – P17

Was going alright till time assault time, felt good on the used tyre however on the softs I discovered the restrict, I pushed just a little too exhausting and it acquired away from me. Went again to the field and acquired the opposite bike however couldn’t appear to get the second tyre to go and didn’t have a tidy lap. Want to search out some extra for tomorrow, we’re not distant.”

Jack Miller

MotoGP Friday Observe Outcomes

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole
1 Marco BEZZECCHI DUCATI 1m30.846
2 Maverick VIÑALES APRILIA +0.126
3 Dani PEDROSA KTM +0.255
4 Jorge MARTIN DUCATI +0.331
5 Luca MARINI DUCATI +0.341
6 Marc MARQUEZ HONDA +0.371
7 Francesco BAGNAIA DUCATI +0.374
8 Alex MARQUEZ DUCATI +0.401
9 Brad BINDER KTM +0.410
11 Pol ESPARGARO KTM +0.714
14 Franco MORBIDELLI YAMAHA +0.864
15 Stefan BRADL HONDA +0.869
16 Michele PIRRO DUCATI +0.897
17 Jack MILLER KTM +0.935
18 Johann ZARCO DUCATI +0.939
20 Takaaki NAKAGAMI HONDA +1.261
21 Joan MIR HONDA +1.295
22 Miguel OLIVEIRA APRILIA +1.508
23 Augusto FERNANDEZ KTM +1.767
Not certified (Out 105%)

MotoGP Friday FP1 Resuts

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole
1 Michele PIRRO DUCATI 1m31.909
2 Luca MARINI DUCATI +0.115
3 Jorge MARTIN DUCATI +0.157
6 Dani PEDROSA KTM +0.341
7 Maverick VIÑALES APRILIA +0.366
8 Johann ZARCO DUCATI +0.392
10 Alex MARQUEZ DUCATI +0.440
11 Brad BINDER KTM +0.481
12 Franco MORBIDELLI YAMAHA +0.486
13 Pol ESPARGARO KTM +0.495
14 Jack MILLER KTM +0.600
16 Stefan BRADL HONDA +0.629
18 Miguel OLIVEIRA APRILIA +0.650
19 Takaaki NAKAGAMI HONDA +0.662
20 Francesco BAGNAIA DUCATI +0.690
21 Marc MARQUEZ HONDA +0.765
22 Augusto FERNANDEZ KTM +1.292
23 Joan MIR HONDA +1.319
Not certified (Out 105%)
NQ 7 Takumi TAKAHASHI HONDA +5.985

MotoGP Championship Factors

Pos Rider Factors
1 Bagnaia 260
2 Martin 210
3 Bezzecchi 189
4 Binder 166
5 Aleix Espargaro 154
6 Zarco 141
7 Marini 125
8 Viñales 113
9 Miller 104
10 Marquez 102
11 Quartararo 82
12 Morbidelli 67
13 Fernandez 58
14 Oliveira 55
15 Rins 47
16 Di Giannantonio 43
17 Nakagami 35
18 Bastianini 25
19 Marquez 22
20 Fernandez 14
21 Pedrosa 13
22 Savadori 9
23 Folger 9
24 Pol Espargaro 8

Moto2 Friday Observe

Pedro Acosta (Crimson Bull KTM Ajo) topped the timesheets on Friday and the younger phenom was half-a-second away from the sector.

Celestino Vietti (Fantic Racing) heads the chasing pack at his dwelling spherical forward of Jake Dixon (Inde GASGAS Aspar Group). Contemporary from his Barcelona victory, the Brit began his weekend in third on mixed instances.

Pedro Acosta (Crimson Bull KTM Ajo)

Alonso Lopez (+Ego SpeedUp) completed simply 0.010s away from the highest three in P4 forward of Sam Lowes (Elf Marc VDS Racing Group) who made an enormous step in Observe 2 to leap as much as the highest 5. Ai Ogura (IDEMITSU Honda Group Asia) struggled to enhance in Observe 2, however did consolidate P6 together with his P1 time, forward of Joe Roberts (Italtrans Racing), Filip Salač (QJMOTOR Gresini Moto2) and Bo Bendsneyder (Pertamina Mandalika SAG Group).

Somkiat Chantra (IDEMITSU Honda Group Asia) crashed twice in Observe 2 and subsequently failed to enhance. Nonetheless, the Thai rider’s P1 time was sufficient for him to safe a high 10 forward of Aron Canet (Pons Wegow Los40), who additionally hit the deck in P2.

Fermin Aldeguer (+Ego SpeedUp), Jeremy Alcoba (QJMOTOR Gresini Moto2) and Manuel Gonzalez (Yamaha VR46 Grasp Camp Group) provisionally sit within the last provisional Q2 spots with Tony Arbolino (Elf Marc VDS Racing Group) all the best way down in 18th.

Aussie teenager Senna Agius, as soon as once more standing in for the injured Darryn Binder, was twenty fourth on day one, a second outdoors of the highest ten.

Moto2 Friday Observe Outcomes (Mixed)

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole
1 P.Acosta KALEX 1m35.921
2 C.Vietti KALEX +0.541
3 J.Dixon KALEX +0.701
4 A.Lopez BOSCOSCURO +0.711
5 S.Lowes KALEX +0.737
6 A.Ogura KALEX +0.758
7 J.Roberts KALEX +0.786
8 F.Salac KALEX +0.881
9 B.Bendsneyde KALEX +0.972
10 S.Chantra KALEX +0.982
11 A.Canet KALEX +1.003
12 F.Aldeguer BOSCOSCURO +1.012
13 J.Alcoba KALEX +1.081
14 M.Gonzalez KALEX +1.084
15 B.Baltus KALEX +1.149
16 M.Pasini KALEX +1.201
17 S.Garcia KALEX +1.211
18 T.Arbolino KALEX +1.213
19 A.Arenas KALEX +1.229
20 M.Ramirez KALEX +1.390
21 D.Foggia KALEX +1.540
22 I.Guevara KALEX +1.578
23 Z.Vd Goorberg KALEX +1.675
24 S.Agius KALEX +1.831
25 R.Skinner KALEX +1.889
26 A.Surra FORWARD +2.219
27 L.Tulovic KALEX +2.259
28 B.Gomez KALEX +2.277
29 Okay.Nozane KALEX +2.405
30 S.Kelly FORWARD +2.500
31 T.Hada KALEX +2.942

Moto2 Championship Factors

Pos Rider Factors
1 ACOSTA Pedro 186
2 ARBOLINO Tony 164
3 DIXON Jake 142
4 CANET Aron 116
5 LOPEZ Alonso 100
6 VIETTI Celestino 86
7 ALDEGUER Fermín 84
8 SALAC Filip 84
9 CHANTRA Somkiat 79
10 LOWES Sam 74
11 GONZALEZ Manuel 74
12 OGURA Ai 64
13 ARENAS Albert 59
14 GARCIA Sergio 58
15 BALTUS Barry 38
16 ALCOBA Jeremy 33
17 ROBERTS Joe 32
19 BINDER Darryn 13
20 FOGGIA Dennis 13
21 TULOVIC Lukas 12
22 PASINI Mattia 5

Moto3 Friday Observe

Jaume Masia (Leopard Racing) made it two Fridays in a row on high as he pipped Ayumu Sasaki (Liqui Moly Husqvarna Intact GP) to the highest at Misano, simply 0.075s separating the 2. Deniz Öncü (Crimson Bull KTM Ajo) rounded out the highest 3, with the Championship chief Daniel Holgado (Crimson Bull KTM Tech3) struggling for kind in P13.

Jaume Masia (Leopard Racing)

David Alonso (Gaviota GASGAS Aspar Group) had one other sturdy Moto3 exhibiting. The Colombian rookie finds himself in P4 on Day 1 with simply 0.134s masking the highest 4. Ivan Ortola (Angeluss MTA Group) rounded out the highest 5, with Joel Kelso (CFMOTO Racing PruestelGP) in P6.

Stefano Nepa (Angeluss MTA Group) bagged P7 to kick off his dwelling Grand Prix forward of Kaito Toba (SIC58 Sqaudra Corse) and Jose Antonio Rueda (Crimson Bull KTM Ajo), with Romano Fenati (Rivacold Snipers Group) rounding out the highest 10.

Moto3 Friday Observe Outcomes (Mixed)

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole
1 J.Masia HONDA 1m42.154
2 A.Sasaki HUSQVARNA +0.075
3 D.Öncü KTM +0.129
4 D.Alonso GASGAS +0.134
5 I.Ortolá KTM +0.277
6 J.Kelso CFMOTO +0.279
7 S.Nepa KTM +0.317
8 Okay.Toba HONDA +0.398
9 J.Rueda KTM +0.403
10 R.Fenati HONDA +0.461
11 T.Suzuki HONDA +0.473
12 C.Veijer HUSQVARNA +0.581
13 D.Holgado KTM +0.604
14 T.Furusato HONDA +0.634
15 D.Muñoz KTM +0.647
16 S.Azman KTM +0.722
17 X.Artigas CFMOTO +0.735
18 J.Whatley HONDA +0.771
19 R.Rossi HONDA +0.834
20 F.Farioli KTM +0.916
21 S.Ogden HONDA +0.924
22 D.Moreira KTM +0.988
23 M.Bertelle HONDA +1.136
24 D.Salvador KTM +1.240
25 R.Yamanaka GASGAS +1.619
26 L.Fellon KTM +1.654
27 M.Aji HONDA +1.669
28 A.Carrasco KTM +2.019

Moto3 Championship Factors

Pos Rider Factors
1 HOLGADO Daniel 161
2 SASAKI Ayumu 148
3 MASIA Jaume 129
4 ÖNCÜ Deniz 128
5 ORTOLÁ Ivan 124
6 ALONSO David 115
7 MOREIRA Diogo 94
8 RUEDA José Antonio 81
9 NEPA Stefano 67
10 ARTIGAS Xavier 60
11 MUÑOZ David 53
12 YAMANAKA Ryusei 52
13 SUZUKI Tatsuki 49
14 TOBA Kaito 49
15 VEIJER Collin 47
16 ROSSI Riccardo 33
17 SALVADOR David 31
18 FENATI Romano 23
19 OGDEN Scott 20
20 BERTELLE Matteo 20
21 KELSO Joel 19
22 MIGNO Andrea 17

MotoE Qualifying

MotoE Friday Mixed Qualifying

Pos Rider Bike Q Time/Hole
1 Mattia CASADEI DUCATI Q2 1m40.731
2 Nicolas SPINELLI DUCATI Q2 +0.073
3 Hector GARZO DUCATI Q2 +0.078
4 Andrea MANTOVANI DUCATI Q2 +0.178
5 Jordi TORRES DUCATI Q2 +0.331
6 Kevin MANFREDI DUCATI Q2 +0.402
7 Kevin ZANNONI DUCATI Q2 +0.495
8 Alessandro ZACCONE DUCATI Q2 +0.670
9 Miquel PONS DUCATI Q2 +0.753
10 Matteo FERRARI DUCATI Q2 +2.054
11 Eric GRANADO DUCATI Q1 (*) 0.064
12 Randy KRUMMENACHE DUCATI Q1 (*) 0.528
13 Tito RABAT DUCATI Q1 (*) 0.579
14 Mika PEREZ DUCATI Q1 (*) 1.070
15 Hikari OKUBO DUCATI Q1 (*) 1.337
16 Alessio FINELLO DUCATI Q1 (*) 2.036
17 Maria HERRERA DUCATI Q1 (*) 2.699
18 Andrea MIGNO DUCATI Q1 (*) 3.531

Misano Grand Prix Schedule
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Time Class Occasion
1640 Moto3 FP3
1725 Moto2 FP3
1810 MotoGP FP2
1850 MotoGP Q1
1915 MotoGP Q2
2015 MotoE R1
2050 Moto3 Q1
2115 Moto3 Q2
2145 Moto2 Q1
2210 Moto2 Q2
2300 MotoGP Dash
0010 (Solar) MotoE R2


Time Class Occasion
1745 MotoGP WUP
1900 Moto3 Race
2015 Moto2 Race
2200 MotoGP Race



2023 MotoGP Calendar

Rnd Date Location
1 Mar-26 Portugal, Portimao
2 Apr-02 Argentina, Termos de Rio Honda
3 Apr-16 Americas, COTA
4 Apr-30 Spain, Jerez
5 Might-14 France, Le Mans
6 Jun-11 Italy, Mugello
7 Jun-18 Germany, Sachsenring
8 Jun-25 Netherlands, Assen
10 Aug-06 Nice Britain, Silverstone
11 Aug-20 Austria, Crimson Bull Ring
12 Sep-03 Catalunya, Catalunya
13 Sep-10 San Marino, Misano
14 Sep-24 India, Buddh (Topic to homologation)
15 Oct-01 Japan, Motegi
16 Oct-15  Indonesia, Mandalika
17 Oct-22 Australia, Phillip Island
18 Oct-29 Thailand, Chang
19 Nov-12 Malaysia, Sepang
20 Nov-19 Qatar, Lusail
21 Nov-26 Valenciana, Valencia




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