Monster Energy Yamaha rider Viñales topped the FP2 session of the Dutch GP weekend, with a time of 1:32:638. Following closely in second was fellow Yamaha rider and contender for Rookie of the Year, Quartararo, who set a time of 1:32:818. In 3rd position was Petrucci who set a time of 1:32:952.
This afternoon’s FP2 session left Monster Energy Yamaha’s, Viñales top of the timesheets. Quartararo continued to impress, showing pace throughout both sessions, finishing 2nd. Rossi set a time of 1:33:517, placing him 9th, an improvement from FP1 and positive steps being made for tomorrow. Morbidelli set a time of 1:33:963, placing him 14th.
Petrucci, who has shown stunning form over the last 3 races, placed 3rd, maintaining his early morning pace. Fellow Missow Winnow Ducati rider and championship contender, Dovizioso, placed 4th, setting a time of 1:33:223. Ducati’s contender for Rookie of the Year, Bagnaia set a time of 1:33:815, placing 11th. Reale Avintia’s Abraham placed 12th, with a time of 1:33:854. 2016 DutchGP race winner, Miller found himself in 13th position, having set a time of 1:33:874. Rabat found himself down in 18th, setting a time of 1:34:370.
Rins continued to build a strong base for qualifying, placing 5th, with a time of 1:33:305. Rookie of the Year contender, Mir placed 8th, with a time of 1:33:415.
The fastest Aprilia was Iannone with a time of 1:33:355, in 6th, after a small off a the end of the session, he walked away unscathed. A. Espargaro placed 19th, with a time of 1:34:537, Espargaro is currently nursing a leg injury from a crash at the #CatalanGP.
The fastest Honda for the FP2 session of the Dutch GP was current championship contender, Marquez who placed 7th, with a time of 1:33:413. Britain’s Crutchlow placed 10th, with a time of 1:33:727. Nakagami placed 16th, after setting a time of 1:34:040. Repsol Honda’s Lorenzo suffered a crash in FP1, he took a knock to the head and was sent to hospital for further examination. He has been declared unfit for the #DutchGP.
Top KTM for FP1, was P. Espargaro with a time of 1:33:971, placing him 15th. Zarco placed 17th, with a time of 1:34:194. Oliveira found himself in 20th position, having set a time of 1:34:628. Syahrin placed 21st, with a time of 1:35:250.
Top Rookie this session was Quartararo in 2nd position, he will aim to improve this over tomorrows FP3 and FP4 sessions to secure a solid grid position for Sunday’s #DutchGP.