Marquez overcomes Rossi to get pole position in Brno


Marc Marquez has become toned for the summer break and it has been done with the pole position for the GP of the Czech Republic. The Honda pilot has completed his best lap at Brno with a time of 1:54.981, a recording which has been overcome by 92 thousandths ahead of Valentino Rossi. Third, for its part, has been Dani Pedrosa, in a result that has a lot to do private testing completed by Honda in Brno during the holidays. The great defeated the Q2 has turned out to be Maverick Viñales. The Yamaha rider will be out seventh among the doubts that houses around the chassis of the M1.

The falls have been a common note in a day in which the lack of rubber on track because of the rain left a asphalt delicate. In spite of this, at the time of Q1, none of the drivers gave even a meter to the prudence and hunted for the best times to get the two-seater, with access to the Q2. The first of them was for Danilo Petrucci, every time the Italian rider clocking a time of 1:56.220 after leaving the testing of the new fairing from Ducati. For his part, Alvaro Bautista managed to finish second after passing by six thousandths to Alex Rins.


In Q2, Honda riders made it clear their domain, although they did it in two phases. Dani Pedrosa was the fastest before the usual change of tires which occurs at the middle of the session, while, at the time of the truth Marc Marquez left his seal with a 1:54.981 to mark the pole at Brno, second consecutive at this stage. Valentino Rossi managed to break the hegemony of Honda with its second position, while the third place was for Dani Pedrosa. Both pilots were not able to lap in 1:54, but managed to be very close to the ’93’.

Andrea Dovizioso managed to win the battle of ‘mortals’ to be noted the fourth place of the grill. The Italian surpassed by 48 thousandths of a Cal Crutchlow that protagonizaba one of the images of the day to prevent the doctors from MotoGP before the classification to a possible fracture of the vertebra. Jorge Lorenzo for his part, was sixth with the other Ducati. Again suffering with the chassis of the Yamaha, Maverick Vinales had to settle with the seventh place in a third row where it will live alongside Danilo Petrucci and Alvaro Bautista. Johann Zarco, Aleix Espargaró after his fall and Loris Baz will come out behind the rider from Talavera de la Reina.

starting grid for the GP of Czech Rep. Czech MotoGP 2017

P. N. Piloto País Equipo Moto Tiempo Dif.
1 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol Honda Honda 1’54.981
2 46 Valentino ROSSI ITA Movistar Yamaha Yamaha 1’55.073 0.092
3 26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Honda 1’55.119 0.138
4 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 1’55.441 0.460
5 35 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR LCR Honda Honda 1’55.489 0.508
6 99 Jorge LORENZO SPA Ducati Team Ducati 1’55.552 0.571
7 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Movistar Yamaha Yamaha 1’55.663 0.682
8 9 Danilo PETRUCCI ITA Pramac Racing Ducati 1’55.738 0.757
9 19 Álvaro BAUTISTA SPA Aspar Team Ducati 1’56.027 1.046
10 5 Johann ZARCO FRA Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 1’56.075 1.094
11 41 Aleix ESPARGARÓ SPA Aprilia Racing Aprilia 1’56.355 1.374
12 76 Loris BAZ FRA Avintia Racing Ducati 1’56.624 1.643