MotoGP Misano J2 LIVE Testing: Fabio Quartararo: “I’m happy that Yamaha kept their promise because I wouldn’t have stayed with them for two years with the current engine” – Paddock GP

MotoGP Misano J2 LIVE Testing: Fabio Quartararo: "I'm happy that Yamaha kept their promise because I wouldn't have stayed with them for two years with the current engine" - Paddock GP

The first of the two days of MotoGP testing in Misano delivered on its promises in terms of excitement and news. The first was recorded by seeing Marc Márquez return to work on his Honda, even just in the morning. For the latter, all the brands went there with his revelation, the most brazen coming out of the Honda box with an RC213V that looked like an RS-GP. And then Yamaha finally brought a revised and corrected engine…

On the track, look Mark Marquez Signing a 1’32.395 three months after a delicate operation on his right arm was one of the most outstanding. With this performance, he would have been the best of sling during Q1 of San Marino Grand Prix which took place last weekend on the same track in Misano… He did the work of one morning and 39 laps. The eight-time World Champion will return to the track today and assess whether he is ready to return to Aragón, ahead of the next MotoGP Grand Prix that starts on September 18.

The fastest of the combined times, however, will have been Pecco bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team), recording his best time of 1’31.292, ahead of Luca Marina (Mooney VR46 Racing) and the Aprilia ofAleix Espargaro. At Aprilia we have recognized that we have embarked on two paths of development. One for Aleix and the other for Maverick Vinales.

Fourth position will have gone to George Martin (Pramac Racing) that preceded Maverick Vinales (Aprilia Racing) and the Yamaha of fabio quartararo. Seventh Marco Bezzecchi (Mooney VR46 Racing), ahead of the Ducati Pramac of johann zarco. To wrap up Tuesday’s top 10, we found the Honda of Pol Espargaro and the Ducati ofEnea Bastianini (Gresini races).

at[person]’s house yamahawe work on the engine and fabio quartararo He said he was satisfied and happy to have seen more speed. A new chassis has also been tested but the Frenchman still does not know if he will want to use it for the next race in Aragon. There were six M1s in the box while KTM I didn’t stop moving Daniel Pedrosa in a new model of the RC16. Chz Suzuki, the great novelty will have been the appearance of Dominique Aegerter on the GSX-RR…

Ducati offered two executives to his two Italians bagnaia Y Bastianini who said they were delighted with it, to the point that it would be offered for the end of this season. These tests also concerned a helmet, in this case the one that Alpinestars is developing with me, recently retired. Andrea Dovizioso So put it to the test at high speed.

This Tuesday is the last day of these important tests. Here are the live events.

For this Wednesday, we expect things from KTM. brad folder in fact he stated after yesterday: meterOn Wednesday we will see some differences visually. For her part, the team manager Guidotti commented: ” we want to make the most of aerodynamics in the future“.

The second day of practice for the MotoGP riders after yesterday will consist of the morning session from 9am to 1pm, then the afternoon session from 2pm to 6pm. The track is officially open: from this moment (9 am) the pilots can start driving… Waiting for their impressive ant Mark Marquez, sling it has a visit from another species that the mark logically shows on the canvas.

lorenzo savior inaugurates entering the track… Here are some photos of our special envoy:



A. Espargarò Y d folder are also on their way. His brother b.folder takes the lead with 1’33.448. Aleix Espargaro enter the track. As happened on the first day of testing, aprilia He immediately started work in the early hours of the morning.

The tenors join the post and here is the first Top 10: Bagnaia, Quartararo, Oliveira, Morbidelli, A. Espargarò, P. Espargarò, Gardner, B. Binder, Fernandez and D. Binder. Pecco bagnaia Mounted a new device on the clutch lever.

Mark Marquez Yesterday he returned to the saddle three months after the operation. The Spaniard was very happy but visibly tired since he hadn’t run for a long time. This morning he is on the right track, at the moment with the sixteenth time and he will decide this weekend if he races again next week in Aragón.

11:00 hours Two hours after the start of the tests. This is the classification: Viñales (1:31.189), Quartararo, Bagnaia, A. Espargarò, Morbidelli, Bastianini, Zarco, Miller, B. Binder and Martin. Eleventh Father Espargarò, Oliveira, A. Marquez, Nakagami, Pirro, M. Marquez, Di Giannantonio, Fernandez, Pedrosa, Gardner, Bradl, D. Binder and Savadori.

In the Yamaha box there is luca marmoriniengine engineer.



He is the consultant yamaha for engine development and in the words of Quartararo after the first day, things seem to be going well: “ since 2019 that I had not felt such a significant improvement on the bike, especially because of the engine power “. During the San Marino Grand Prix, fabio quartararo it was controlled at 295.8 km/h. Here’s the new deal…

Notice the drop of Millercontroller is fine. bagnaia returns to the session command, 1’31.172. Positive feedback is needed on the modified framework that has been proposed to you. The goal of the evolution framework is to improve the curves, since the framework currently used by Ducati it is actually the one introduced in 2020.

Stefan Bradl hit the track on the handlebars of a sling to the different stern containing the inertial damper. at the front, there is also a different air intake.




The lunchtime classification:

Here we go again ! The all-time record at Misano belongs to Bagnaia in 1’31.065. Mark Marquez I had only 6 tenths off at lunch time. Truly remarkable.

at[person]’s house yamaha we are also working on the fairing.



Timing update, many drivers are not on the right track, some probably finished early. TOP 10: Quartararo, A.Marquez, B. Binder, M.Marquez, Nakagami, P. Espargarò, Pedrosa, Savadori, D. Binder and Bradl.

Aleix Espargaro he finished the test day early because, just before the lunch break, he crashed at turn 13 and suffered a microfracture in the little finger of the left hand. He comments: “ I broke the little finger on my left hand, but it doesn’t need surgery. We tried a lot of things, but with this level of grip everything works, so we have to analyze the data calmly. For me a new world championship begins from Aragon“.

The finger does not require surgery.

test completed for Ducati :

16:00 Two hours at the end of the tests! TOP 10: Quartararo (1:31.054), A.Marquez, Nakagami, B. Binder, M.Marquez, Morbidelli, P. Espargarò, Pedrosa, Savadori and D. Binder. Bradl eleventh.

fabio quartararo already completed the tests, here are their first comments: “ It was like one qualifying lap after another, the new engine works, I’m glad Yamaha kept their promise as I wouldn’t have stayed with them for two years with the current engine. In addition to the improvements, I see the people in the Yamaha workshop determined and wanting to continue improvingr“.

time signed by Quartararo (1’31.054) is 11 thousandths less than the record set by bagnaia in 2021 (ie 1,31,065). However, the Frenchman’s time will not be homologated because it was done during practice (and not during an official session of a Grand Prix).

Although he returns from a long break due to injuries, Mark Marquez he’s still on the track, he also turns in the afternoon: so far he’s done 12 laps in the afternoon, he’s in 5th position.

Session finished, the best moments of the afternoon:

1 F. FOURTH 1: 31,054

2 M. VIÑALES +0.381

3 F. MORBIDELLI +0.660

4 T.NAKAGAMI +0.732

5 B. Binder +0.749

6 A. SCORE +0.810

7 M. MARQUEZ +1,273

8 P.ESPARGARO +1,648

9 D.PEDROSA +1,765

10 S. BRADL +1,894


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