The Ignite Pramac Racing Team earned a tenth-place finish in the 4.226 km (2.626 mi) circuit.
Marc Marquez now sits on 253 championship points to lead the standings by thirty-four points over both Jorge Lorenzo and Dany Pedrosa
Reigning MotoGP Champion demolishes the field to claim race win
Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden posting times that will have them starting tomorrow’s GP di San Marino from the third and fourth rows.
Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi will start tomorrow’s Grand Prix of San Marino side by side on the front row.
Marc Marquez set a scorching lap of 1’32.915 to beat the existing lap record by 0.223 seconds and take the first slot on the grid for tomorrow’s race.
A turn 5 crash for Michele Pirro about four minutes from the end of the last and decisive free practice session partly compromised the result.
Sixth pole position of the year for current championship leader
Both riders will work with their teams during tomorrow morning’s free-practice in an effort to improve their setups for the afternoon qualifying sessions.
Rookie Bradley Smith’s first taste of the San Marino track on a MotoGP machine didn’t go according to plan.
In practice for the San Marino Grand Prix today, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez setting a time of 1’34.200 under sunny skies at Misano.
Championship leader continues to push the limits with devastating speed
Alex De Angelis will ride the Ignite Pramac Racing Ducati at Laguna Seca in place of Ducati factory test rider Michele Pirro. The team and Spies hope the American return at Indianapolis in mid-August.