Argentina MotoGP Qualification: Motorcycle Burns, Marquez Wins First Pole

Franco Morbidelli took over the lead before being replaced by Johann Zarco, who posted 1:46.834. Aprilia again spread threats with the speed produced by Maverick Vinales. The driver moves up to P2.

On the other hand, his teammate, Aleix Espargaro almost fell at Turn 13 because his bike swayed so badly that it went wide off the track. He showed an annoyed gesture with the medium front tire option. The 2022 Argentina MotoGP winner immediately returned to the garage and expressed his complaints.

Until the remaining six minutes, the Yamaha duo, Morbidelli and Fabio Quartararo are in the top four. Marco Bezzecchi used slick tires for the second time out. The VR46 racer was ninth.

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His partner Luca Marini who reached P5 was called to change motorbikes with four minutes left in the session. Francesco Bagnaia, who was struggling in eighth place, also ended up using slick tires in an effort to move up the rankings.

1.5 minutes remaining, Aleix Espargaro shot to second place. Morbidelli also pushed to the top thanks to a score of 1:45,982. Alex Marquez, who experienced problems with the motorbike in Q1, was able to spur his motorbike to become the second fastest.

The duel got tighter in the closing 20 seconds. Marco Bezzecchi had the VR46 garage roaring after recording 1:44.053. The excitement moved to the Gresini Racing box because Marquez gave the fastest lap of 1:43.881.

Ducati placed its representatives Marquez, Bezzecchi and Francesco Bagnaia at the forefront. When they celebrate success in qualifying.

Quartararo and Espargaro looked angry at their crew chief. Yamaha Factory Racing racers will start from grid 10 and star Aprilia, P9.

Marquez’s motorbike caught fire

Rain intensity was higher when the first qualifying was held. Fabio Quartararo is fighting tooth and nail to get a ticket to Q2. Had led the session, he was replaced by Alex Marquez who recorded 1:47,317.

El Diablo felt even higher pressure after driving an uncooperative YZR-M1 on a difficult track.

Misfortune awaits Marquez when time ends. He crashed at Turn 12 when he collided with Joan Mir. Even so, the opportunity to the next phase is open. The lower part of the motorbike gave off a large enough fire, so the Gresini racer had to pull over and put the motorbike on the guardrail. Marshal swiftly using fire extinguishers. At the same time, Brad Binder fell at Turn 13.

Jack Miller, Augusto Fernandez and Mir had to start from the last row.

Argentina MotoGP Qualification Results

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