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Catalunya MotoGP - Free Practice (3) Results

Free Practice (3) results from the 2019 Catalunya MotoGP in Barcelona, round 7 of 19.

Rins and Suzuki take over at the top during a frantic Free Practice 3 for the Catalunya MotoGP.

Quartararo, who recently underwent arm-pump surgery. suffered his first fall as a MotoGP rider but still held on to second on the timesheets.

Petronas team-mate Morbidelli suffered a huge highside through the fast penultimate turn and missed the closing stages while undergoing medical checks. The Italian was later declared fit to continue.

Marquez was angry at team-mate Lorenzo after being held up at the end of the session.

The top ten riders after FP3 (combined times) receive direct access to the second and final part of qualifying.

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FP3:

Catalunya MotoGP - Free Practice (3) Results
PosRiderNatTeamTime/DiffLapMax
1Alex RinsSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1'39.547s15/19343k
2Fabio QuartararoFRAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)*+0.036s14/16337k
3Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)+0.164s19/19344k
4Valentino RossiITAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.175s20/20341k
5Maverick ViñalesSPAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.209s22/22337k
6Andrea DoviziosoITAMission Winnow Ducati (GP19)+0.222s18/18348k
7Pol EspargaroSPARed Bull KTM Factory (RC16)+0.310s18/18341k
8Danilo PetrucciITAMission Winnow Ducati (GP19)+0.371s19/19342k
9Marc MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+0.376s17/19346k
10Jorge LorenzoSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+0.402s17/18343k
11Jack MillerAUSPramac Ducati (GP19)+0.420s18/19346k
12Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)+0.520s15/18340k
13Franco MorbidelliITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.532s13/13337k
14Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*+0.611s19/19342k
15Aleix EspargaroSPAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+0.819s5/17340k
16Andrea IannoneITAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+0.907s19/19341k
17Francesco BagnaiaITAPramac Ducati (GP18)*+1.035s7/13342k
18Karel AbrahamCZEReale Avintia Ducati (GP18)+1.214s16/17338k
19Johann ZarcoFRARed Bull KTM Factory (RC16)+1.395s9/16339k
20Tito RabatSPAReale Avintia Ducati (GP18)+1.449s12/20340k
21Bradley SmithGBRFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+1.476s4/17338k
22Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)*+1.555s20/20337k
23Sylvain GuintoliFRASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+1.568s4/16340k
24Hafizh SyahrinMALRed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)+1.951s7/18338k

* Rookie.

Riders going directly to Qualifying 2 - Top 10 Combined Practice Times:

  1. Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)
  2. Fabio Quartararo FRA Petronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)*
  3. Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V)
  4. Valentino Rossi ITA Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1)
  5. Maverick Vinales ESP Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1)
  6. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Mission Winnow Ducati (GP19)
  7. Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16)
  8. Danilo Petrucci ITA Mission Winnow Ducati (GP19)
  9. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V)
  10. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V)

Fastest Friday time:
Fabio Quartararo FRA Yamaha 1m 40.079s

Official Catalunya MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Jorge Lorenzo SPA Ducati 1m 38.680s(2019)
Fastest race lap:
Jorge Lorenzo SPA Ducati 1m 40.021s (2018)

By Peter McLaren

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