MotoGP Misano, FP2: Andrea Dovizioso makes it double, Lorenzo 2nd

Ducati gets a double victory during FP2, with Andrea Dovizioso taking the lead again ahead of his teammate Jorge Lorenzo, Cal Crutchlow is 3rd.


Ducati gives the pace during the first day at Misano World Circuit: Andrea Dovizioso ends his second round of FP with the best time of the day, just one tenth ahead of his teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Cal Crutchlow on Honda got the 3rd place. Marquez and Rossi are back into the top 10, while Pedrosa and Pirro got the first two positions just out of it.

The sky was grey and cloudy, and the rain was supposed to come, that’s why all riders immediately went down the track to improve their morning times and gain a position in the top 10. A few minutes after the official start we witnessed the first fall, that of Syahrin on Quercia Turn; soon followed by that of Redding, the one of the rookie Nakagami and that of Miller. In the meanwhile, Marquez conquered the head of the ranking ahead of the wild card Pirro. The latter managed to realize a great time that would have got him the Q2. There were many changes during this round of FP, and the final top 10 is definitely an unexpected one. The last fall was that of Iannone, right before the end of the round.

FP2 ended with two winning Ducati: Andrea Dovizioso is still the quickest ahead of Jorge Lorenzo, while Cal Crutchlow is 3rd. After him, there is Maverick Viñales, and then Marc Marquez. Danilo Petrucci got the 6th place followed by Alex Rins and Valentino Rossi. Franco Morbidelli and Johann Zarco took up the last positions in the top 10 ahead of Dani Pedrosa and the wild card Michele Pirro. Christophe Ponsson, substitute of the injured Rabat, managed to stay in the 107% limit for the first time and improved his time of a little less than 2 seconds compared to this morning.


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