MotoGP Valencia - Qualifying (1) Results

Qualifying (1) results from the 2018 Valencia MotoGP, round 19 of 19.
MotoGP Valencia - Qualifying (1) Results

Slick tyres on a drying track with occasional damp patches...

The top two riders in Q1 - Iannone and Vinales - now progress to the Q2 pole position shootout, where they will join the ten fastest riders after third practice.

The others - including Rossi and Lorenzo - will start, in the following order, from 13th on the grid onwards.

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  1. Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 31.382s [Lap 6/9] 314km/h (Top Speed)
  2. Maverick Viñales ESP Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 31.858s +0.476s [7/9] 315k
  3. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Ducati Team (GP18) 1m 31.900s +0.518s [8/9] 315k
  4. Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)* 1m 31.928s +0.546s [9/9] 308k
  5. Franco Morbidelli ITA EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 32.385s +1.003s [8/9] 309k
  6. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 32.452s +1.070s [6/9] 312k
  7. Thomas Luthi SWI EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 32.545s +1.163s [6/9] 309k
  8. Karel Abraham CZE Angel Nieto Team (GP16) 1m 32.547s +1.165s [7/8] 314k
  9. Alvaro Bautista ESP Angel Nieto Team (GP17) 1m 32.568s +1.186s [6/9] 314k
  10. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda (RC213V) 1m 32.708s +1.326s [7/9] 319k
  11. Hafizh Syahrin MAL Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1)* 1m 32.749s +1.367s [7/9] 312k
  12. Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 33.011s +1.629s [2/7] 309k
  13. Jordi Torres SPA Reale Avintia (GP16) 1m 34.427s +3.045s [8/8] 311k
  14. Scott Redding GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 35.171s +3.789s [5/6] 307k

Official Valencia MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 29.401s (2016)
Fastest race lap:
Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 31.171s (2016)

By Peter McLaren