GP San Marino – MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo breaks the time and sum up the pole in Misano


Misano is the land of Ducati, but by the time the
use what you have Yamaha
. This was evident in the qualifying session of the
San Marino GP with the pole position of Jorge Lorenzo. The pilot of the balearic islands not only assure you
the first position of the grill with two quick turns, but left his
seal marking a record 1:31.868, time that is worth to own the
track record
. A step behind, ducati team’s Valentino Rossi finished second
while Maverick Viñales has managed to complete the first row
with the Suzuki. Marquez will start in fourth position in Misano.

it was Not the morning, more quiet at Misano. Honda showed that what is seen at Brno and Silverstone, because it does not have to be a reflection of the actual performance of the RC213V on certain paths, although the worst ballot was in the box of Ducati. After the fall and the condition in the vertebrae of Andrea Iannone, the team found a pilot willing to hop in the GP16 in spite of the strong pains and the refusal of a firm from Borgo Panigale chose to mount on the second bike team’s Michele Pirro with the aim to score points in the team classification.

With all Alvaro Bautista found himself with a direct qualifier to the Q2 somewhat unexpected the entire time that the regulations indicate that Michele Pirro had to go through the Q1 in spite of the previous record, marked by Andrea Iannone and was among the first ten classified. All in all, Michele Pirro had no big problems to overcome Q1 after scoring the fastest time of the session to stop the clock in 1:33.059 to overcome by 39 thousandths to Héctor Barberá. This dance of pilots left out of the decisive qualifying session Stefan Bradl, although the sensations of the Aprilia at this track have been better.


The decisive Q2 began to pace back quickly Jorge
, which launched a warning in your first attempt. Come the second game
tires for ’99’ it gave no option to his rivals, and with a twist almost perfect,
Jorge Lorenzo sealed the pole position with a time of 1:31.868, being in fact the only
pilot roll below 1:32. By signing the doublet of Yamaha although far
of your companion, Valentino Rossi managed to sneak second after holding the
seventh position during the greater part of the training. Maverick Viñales in
the last instance he signed the best third time of the session.

Marc Marquez will head the second line of grill, formed by the Catalan driver and the couple improvised by the pilots
Ducati, since Michele Pirro signed the fifth position and Andrea Dovizioso
left in the wake of his companion. Cal Crutchlow and Dani Pedrosa with the
RC213V have not gone to the seventh and eighth position, positions a both
committed to an exit in Misano is usually synonymous with some
problems. For his part, Aleix Espargaró closes the third row at the end

starting grid for the GP of San Marino MotoGP 2016

Pos. Num. Piloto País Equipo Moto Km/h Tiempo Difference 1st/Prev.
1 99 Jorge LORENZO SPA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 289.8 1’31.868
2 46 Valentino ROSSI ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 289.2 1’32.216 0.348 / 0.348
3 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 291.3 1’32.381 0.513 / 0.165
4 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 286.7 1’32.443 0.575 / 0.062
5 51 Michele PIRRO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 292.0 1’32.467 0.599 / 0.024
6 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 294.3 1’32.677 0.809 / 0.210
7 35 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR LCR Honda Honda 286.9 1’32.743 0.875 / 0.066
8 26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 290.8 1’32.859 0.991 / 0.116
9 41 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 285.4 1’32.918 1.050 / 0.059
10 44 Pol ESPARGARO SPA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 287.3 1’33.002 1.134 / 0.084
11 8 Hector BARBERA SPA Avintia Racing Ducati 288.3 1’33.301 1.433 / 0.299
12 19 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 287.0 1’33.929 2.061 / 0.628