Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo traded the race lead numerous times in an exciting dogfight at the front of the field
In the fifteen minutes of Q2 Cal Crutchlow lapped in 1’47.659, setting the sixth quickest time.
To the delight of the Italian fans, Pramac Racing’s Andrea Iannone was second in QP2 with a best lap time of 1'47.450
Valentino Rossi teammate, Jorge Lorenzo, endured a tough Le Mans race.
After the Le Mans race, Andrea Dovizioso still lies fourth in the overall championship standings.
Starting second on the grid for tomorrow’s French Grand Prix will be Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Pol Espargaro.
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.
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.
Andrea Dovizioso's second run powered him to sixth place, one second away from the top slot.