Johann Zarco dominates the post-GP MotoGP in Jerez


The vibrant GP of Spain MotoGP has given way to a day of post-GP in Jerez, which have been given an appointment almost all the computers of the grill, with exception of the official teams from Ducati, Suzuki and Aprilia. In any case, on a day in which all the configurations have been made available to a new soft compound rear Michelin, Johann Zarco has marked the best time after stopping the clock in a record 1:37.730 on lap 53 of the 64 that has completed the path andalusian. Cal Crutchlow finished second after signing the pole position in the Grand Prix.

Within the tests that have been conducted the different structures, the Repsol Honda team has worked with a new fairing aerodynamic. While Pedrosa has completed 75 laps that have earned for finishing third, Marc Márquez finished fifth after signing a time half a second slower than Zarco in half of the tests with the two fairings that has had the new leader of the World, one with wings and one without wings. In addition, the guys from Honda have also worked on the set up of the bike and the electronics in collaboration with the pilots of CSF.


it has Also tested a new fairing aerodynamic the team Movistar Yamaha, although much of his work has been focused on finding the solution to the problems that both Maverick Viñales -fourth in the test – as Valentino Rossi have had throughout the weekend. Johann Zarco has complemented the work of both in addition to signing the best time, not so Hafizh Syahrin who has not taken part of the test by the pain that you drag from his fall in the race. For his part, the teams Marc VDS and Angel Nieto Team have been focused on correcting the problems they had during the GP of Spain.

Without the presence of the official team of Ducati -nor of Danilo Petrucci-, Aprilia and Suzuki, the work on the KTM has excelled more. The signature austrian has had Pol Espargaró, Bradley Smith and the tester Mika Kallio for this test, the entire time that the finn has already taken part of the GP of Spain as a ‘wild card’. All of them have tested the bike, 2019 and some solutions for the new bike in the mount this season. Bradley Smith with the eleventh best time of the session has been the fastest rider of KTM during this day of tests at Jerez.

Results of the post GP of Spain MotoGP 2018

P. Pilot Team Time Turns
1 Johann Zarco Yamaha Tech 3 1:37.730 53 / 63
2 Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda +0.217 57 / 67
3 Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda +0.250 68 / 75
4 Maverick Viñales Movistar Yamaha +0.409 19 / 64
5 Marc Marquez Repsol Honda +0.502 21 / 62
6 Franco Morbidelli Marc VDS +0.558 65 / 66
7 Tito Rabat Avintia Racing +0.574 26 / 88
8 Takaaki Nakagami LCR Honda +0.714 70 / 74
9 Jack Miller Pramac Racing Team +0.856 37 / 38
10 Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha +0.943 68 / 69
11 Bradley Smith Red Bull KTM +0.944 59 / 66
12 Pol Espargaró Red Bull KTM +0.954 20 / 63
13 Álvaro Bautista Angel Nieto Team +1.405 60 / 62
14 Mika Kallio Red Bull KTM +1.502 6 / 32
15 Thomas Lüthi Marc VDS +1.913 22 / 44
16 Xavier Simeon Avintia Racing +1.990 13 / 68