MotoGP Assen FP2 LIVE: Francesco Bagnaia is here!

After dominating the Grand Prix of Catalonia and Germany, Fabio Quartararo arrives at the TT Circuit Assen, the 11th round of the 2022 MotoGP World Championship, with a comfortable advantage of 34 points. about his closest rival, Aleix Espargaró. Better yet, El Diablo has an advantage of 61 units activated Joan Zarco72 out Enea Bastianini, short-lived leader at the start of the season, 90 on the incredibly consistent Brad Binder and 91 on Francesco Bagnaiamain rival defeated in 2021 and on its way to being defeated in 2022.

In a circuit where Yamaha fluids have always worked well, as has the same French rider (2nd in Moto3 in 2015, 2nd in Moto2 in 2018, 3rd in MotoGP in 2019 and winner last year after a pandemic break in 2020), all lights are on. green for this last round before the summer holidays. “There is only” Make sure you score big points before a well-deserved vacation, except that at the top of the motorcycling competition, it’s always easier said than done.

However, we can count on the confidence and maturity of the French driver to achieve this goal, although the rain that was expected to play sports this weekend has indeed arrived this Friday.

This morning, under the rain, the provisional top 10 consisted Jack Miller, Joan Mir, Pol Espargaro, Alex Márquez, Aleix Espargaro, Miguel Oliveira, Alex Rins, Johann Zarco, Jorge Martin i Maverick Viñales.

No news has been given in this regard Alex Rins but given his FP1 this morning, there is no doubt that he will have successfully passed the medical examination.
Lorenzo Savadori participates as a wild card for Aprilia.

Waiting to find out more, while the 25 riders prepare for this second 45-minute free practice session, still wet but without rain, with temperatures of 18 ° in the air and 22 ° on the ground, We take advantage of these few moments live thanks to the official website of MotoGP.com:

These are the previous references:

Assen MotoGP ™

2021 (new asphalt)

2022

FP1 1’33.072 Maverick Vinales (See here) 1’42.589 Jack Miller (View here)
FP2 1’33.241 Maverick Vinales (See here) 1’33.274 Francesco Bagnaia (See here)
FP3 1,32,336 Maverick Vinales (See here)
FP4 1’32.513 Fabio Quartararo (See here)
QP1 1’32,541 Johann Zarco (See here)
QP2 1,31,814 Maverick Vinales (View here)
Heat 1,32,569 Maverick Vinales (See here)
career Quartararo, Vinales, Mir (See here)
Register 1,31,814 Maverick Vinales (View here)

When the red lights go out … Franco Morbidelli i Luca Marini they almost go out together, Fabio Quartararo as in his last usual, except Pol Espargaro which remains in your box.

It hasn’t rained for an hour and everyone in Moto3 has improved their times in FP2, which shows that the track is improving.

At the pneumatic level, we observe the appearance of a few rear means and a greater proportion of front means, all of them obviously rain.

After the first lap, Fabio Quartararo marks the benchmark at 1’44.015, a time already faster than his best time in the morning.

Alex Espargaro takes over at 1’42.701, 28/1000 ahead Jack Miller.

WhileAlex Rins took command in 1’42.312, we see that certain trajectories are beginning to dry up, which augurs a very lively end to the session …

After 10 minutes, Àlex Márquez advanced by 1’42.115 Joan Zarco.

Already, the top 10 set this morning has expired, with Alex Márquez, Johann Zarco, Alex Rins, Aleix Espargaro, Jack Miller, Francesco Bagnaia, Joan Mir, Fabio Quartararo, Pol Espargaro and Miguel Oliveira. We bet this will change a lot …

It starts with the arrival of Franco Morbidelli in fifth place and then Fabio Di Giannantonio in eighth place, which excludes Miguel Oliveira and Pol Espargaro of the top 10.

In recovery, Joan Mir, Aleix Espargaro and Miguel Oliveira illuminates in red the first two sectors and finally it is the pilot of KTM that wins in 1’40.540.

A little before the half session, Luca Marini is the first rider to come out with slicks.

Even with rain tires, Joan Zarco then recorded the best time of the day at 1’39.511.

Luca Marini it goes from the twenty-second to the ninth position, which should be a signal for the other riders to also pass to the slicks, especially because on the next lap, the Italian rider occupies the second position …

One more lap and the VR 46 rider set the best time of the day at 1’38.880! There are 16 minutes left and the stains come out everywhere …

Luca Marini it drops its time again to 1’38.248 and then to 1’37.469, ahead of the wildcard Lorenzo Savadorihimself also in slicks.

Jack Millerthe exercise specialist, remembers the good memory of all in 1’36.979 but it is Miguel Oliveira who set the fastest time in 1’36.281.

After, Fabio Quartararo won provisionally in 1’36.255 before ceding the lead to Marco Bezzecchi and 1’35,880.

Francesco Bagnaia improves the reference by 1’35.496 however Jack Miller then Miguel Oliveira Don’t listen to it like this, the Portuguese driver dialing 1’34.676 eight minutes from the checkered flag.

The ranking of the top 10 continues to change frantically with improvements, Francesco Bagnaia taking the lead in 1’34.498 before being overtaken by Fabio Quartararo at 1’34.420 (the timer canceled, then Marco Bezzecchi in 1’34.312 … before it fell without gravity.

So, Fabio Quartararo grab the bite between your teeth and score 1’33.908!

Alex Espargaro makes gunpowder talk and gets 1’33,652 then 1’33,452, but in extremis Francesco Bagnaia snatches the timpani in 1’33.274!

Results of the Dutch MotoGP FP2 Grand Prix at TT Assen:

Rating credit: MotoGP.com

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