Quartararo warns and Ducati surprises with rear wings

Fabio Quartararo avis his rivals setting the best time in the second free practice of MotoGP at Silverstone. He already won in 2021 and despite having a sanction he gave a show of strength.

The temperature, logically, rose and was less cold: 19 degrees in the atmosphere and 36 on the asphalt, with sun and clouds.

As they did in the first free, the two Aprilias came out together to do teamwork. Viales pulled Aleix.

Almost all of them go out with medium tires to do long runs and test in race conditions.

Darryn Binder was going down into turn 6. He had to leave his Yamaha in the gravel and look for the second mount.

The older Espargar and Maverick took first and second. The ’41’ had some problem stopping the bike at turn 1 and went wide after setting his record.

The KTMs of the official group continued testing with two very long escapes and flashy. Dani Pedrosa, his tester, already took them to a test at the Red Bull Ring a few days ago.

Honda and Pol Espargar also used different types of front wings. In addition, they have placed openings in their fairing to limit the heat.

Ducati, for its part, put some wings (2) on the rear coln of the Desmosedici of Bastianini and Jorge Martn, despite the fact that they ride the GP21 and GP22 respectively.

Aprilia tried a spoiler on the col with Savadori at Mugello, but didn’t stick with it.

Fabius Quartararo kept practicing steps through the ‘Long Lap’ area.

Subtracting 20 minutes, Rins was already riding new soft tires and was placed in command.

Jack Miller suffers an accident in turn 7. He got up on his own feet.

As expected, almost everyone put the rear soft compound in the final stages to try to finish in the top 10 and go directly to Q2. All despite the fact that no rain is predicted in the third free practice.

Mir and Quartararo took little time to beat Rins. The surprise came with the fact that Bagnaia stayed out of the ‘top 10’. In it were: Quartararo, Mir, Viales, Zarco, Aleix, Oliveira, Rins, Bastianini, Miller and Bezzecchi. They will have to force tomorrow: Bagnaia, Marini, Jorge Martn, Lex Márquez, Pol Espargar or Ral Fernndez.

In Moto3, the surprise was that the leader, Sergio García Dols, was only 18. He doesn’t like the track and despite dominating in the morning he couldn’t do a good lap in the afternoon. Great time for McPhee at home, ahead of Izan Guevara and Artigas. Good seventh for David Muoz, with Foggia, 8, Masi, 9 and Adrin Fernndez, 12. Outside the court: 15 Holgado, 21 Tatay, 22 Ortol, 29 Marc García, who replaced Kelso, and 30 Ana Carrasco.

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