Marc Marquez has put his crash in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix down to how hard he was pushing in a bid to atone for his worst ever premier class grid position.
Jorge Lorenzo closed the points gap to teammate Valentino Rossi to just six points.
Jorge Lorenzo secured a third successive MotoGP victory in imperious style in the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, as Marc Marquez crashed out of third place.
Front row slot for Andrea Dovizioso in third place, while Michele Pirro will start from row 2
Jorge Lorenzo will begin Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix at Mugello as favourite to win despite missing out on pole, claim Ducati riders Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone.
Andrea Iannone secured a maiden MotoGP pole position on home soil at Mugello, while Marc Marquez will start from 13th after getting knocked out of the first part of qualifying.
Marc Marquez will be forced to fight his way into second qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello after setting the 11th quickest time in a practice session dominated by Jorge Lorenzo.
Valentino Rossi has put his mediocre position in Friday’s practice sessions for the Italian Grand Prix down to a lack of grip on the harder rear tyre.
Marc Marquez finished the day second fastest with his time of 1’47.643
Iannone goes fourth, while Pirro sets twelfth-quickest time.
After a perfect weekend at Le Mans, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo prepare to go all out at Mugello for the Italian Grand Prix.