Five in a row for MotoGP championship leader with Rossi in second and Bautista third
Starting second on the grid for tomorrow’s French Grand Prix will be Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Pol Espargaro.
Championship leader seals another pole qualifying record ahead of Pol Espargaro and Andrea Dovizioso
Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were back on track today at the historic Le Mans circuit in France.
While Andrea Dovizioso managed to be competitive, Cal Crutchlow struggled to find a good feeling with his Desmosedici GP14.
Marquez ended the day just 0.007 seconds ahead of Pramac Racing’s Andrea Iannone.
Championship leader sets the bar high in quest for 5 consecutive MotoGP victories
Riders continue to search for set up improvements to catch Championship leader Marquez
It's where he took his first series win a year ago
The Ducati Team is now heading towards the fifth round of the championship.
Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow took advantage of good track conditions and favourable weather to search for an ideal set-up for the race.
Despite the less than ideal track conditions in the afternoon sessions, Marc Marquez was able to set a new Circuit Best Lap record time for Jerez.
Scott Redding: "...my rhythm was not so bad until the tyre started to drop off and the rear started spinning up a lot."
The next round of the MotoGP World Championship is scheduled for May 18 at the historic French circuit of Le Mans.
Crutchlow and Pirro retire after just a few laps.
Marc Marquez’s flawless start to the season gives him a twenty-eight point lead in the MotoGP™ championship standings over teammate Dani Pedrosa.
Repsol Honda rider takes victory in Spain ahead of Rossi and Pedrosa
Andrea Dovizioso's second run powered him to sixth place, one second away from the top slot.
Repsol Honda rider grabs pole ahead of Lorenzo and teammate Pedrosa
Marc Marquez’s tactic to do three stints in QP2 using a new soft compound rear slick each time paid dividends.
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were both quick to find a very competitive pace.
Open class rider leads overall times on day one while Marquez tops second session
Aleix Espargaro topped the charts in free practice at Jerez today.
Japanese tire manufacturer to provide race rubber to MotoGP for just one more season
No rest for MotoGP as action returns to Europe
The MotoGP paddock will move directly to Spain now for the first European round of the season at Jerez next weekend.