Marc Marquez gets the pole position for the Catalunya GP


Marc Marquez has secured the pole position for the GP of Catalunya
after adding the best time in Q2. The Repsol Honda has
been very superior to the rest of your rivals and in your lap final has been endorsed by four tenths on his nearest rival. Marc will start in the first position,
to be accompanied in the first row of the grid by Jorge
Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa
. One of the big surprises of the session
classification has been
the fourth joined by Hector Barbera, log
it has served to be placed as the best private pilot.

After the tragic death of Luis Salom during the
free Friday,
MotoGP facing the classification with a new
track settings
, which uses the Formula 1 at the Circuit of
Barcelona-Catalunya. The result of this change, the pilots enjoyed a time
extra in free 3 to get used to the new layout, which in turn
recrudecía the fight for access to the Q2 since the only times valid were the
the FP3 to change the curve 10 and 12.
This modification improved the options of Honda and was an impediment to Yamaha in terms of performance.

With everything, and no big surprises in the pilots
participants in the Q2 after qualifying through the Q1 the Ducati of Hector
Barbera and Andrea Dovizioso,
the moment of truth and left the finding a reliable
the best performance of the RC213V
with the new configuration of the track. Fruit
this fact, Marc Marquez claimed the pole position for the GP of Catalunya and
will start in the first position in the race on Sunday.
The Catalan driver
I got stop the clock in a time of 1:43.589
, record that he was worth to
add the first pole under this configuration path.


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With its 61st pole absolute and first in MotoGP in Montmeló
, Marc Marquez leads the first row entirely in Spanish, situation
that had only been repeated on a single occasion throughout 2016. All in all, Marquez
he will be accompanied by Lorenzo and Pedrosa in first row, while
Barbera will be in charge of leading the second line of grill
get a great lap in the middle of the pack. For his part, and after accusing
problems with the fit of the bike and the tyres,
Valentino Rossi has
had to settle for the fifth position.

Maverick Viñales will start in sixth position with the Suzuki,
while that will share the third row of grill Cal Crutchlow, Andrea Iannone
and Danilo Petrucci, and certifying the low level that have shown the Ducati
GP16 official during the qualifying session. In fact and after having to
to dispute the Q1, Andrea Dovizioso was not able to move from the tenth position,
beating only Scott Redding and Pol Espargaró who will be twelfth
after committing a small mistake during his last timed lap.

starting grid for the GP of Catalunya MotoGP 2016

Pos. Num. Piloto País Equipo Moto Km/h Time Dif.1º/Prev.
1 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 338.2 1’43.589
2 99 Jorge LORENZO SPA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 338.9 1’44.056 0.467 / 0.467
3 26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 341.9 1’44.307 0.718 / 0.251
4 8 Hector BARBERA SPA Avintia Racing Ducati 338.4 1’44.322 0.733 / 0.015
5 46 Valentino ROSSI ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 337.8 1’44.324 0.735 / 0.002
6 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 336.3 1’44.329 0.740 / 0.005
7 35 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR LCR Honda Honda 334.5 1’44.366 0.777 / 0.037
8 29 Andrea IANNONE ITA Ducati Team Ducati 344.3 1’44.458 0.869 / 0.092
9 9 Danilo PETRUCCI ITA OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 338.3 1’44.911 1.322 / 0.453
10 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 342.4 1’45.029 1.440 / 0.118
11 45 Scott REDDING GBR OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 339.1 1’45.030 1.441 / 0.001
12 44 Pol ESPARGARO SPA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 335.7 1’45.218 1.629 / 0.188