MotoGP Phillip Island is one championship that has been full of ups and downs. Lorenzo Dalla Porta, the Italian veteran, won the Moto3 title while the Moto2 title went out of the hand of Marc Marquez. Nevertheless, Marc Marquez was successful in holding onto his margin while placing a lot of pressure on pursuers moving to Malaysia.
With Brad Binder and Tom Luthi still alive, the Moto2 event trudges on. Marquez had a bad event, and the entire context is not that close as the announcers had the audiences believe.
Qualifying The MotoGP Phillip Island Title
The event saw Yamaha placing all its four bikes right on top nine along with Fabio Quartararo and Maverick Vinales. Fabio Quartararo had an ouch moment with his bike causing an injury on his ankle, which took him to the medical unit. Hondas and Ducatis joined the Yams. Cal Crutchlow and Marc Marquez were in for Honda while Danilo Petrucci, Andrea Dovizioso, and Jack Miller went for Ducati. Suzukis were found struggling while the Aprilias showed improvement.
Jorge Lorenzo and Marquez had a very close fight in FP2. News is that Lorenzo slowed down while racing when Marquez was on a hot lap. So by accident, Marquez passed onto Lorenzo. Johann Zarco completed his day on Honda RC213V ahead of Pol Espargaro and Lorenzo.
Weather Played Foul At The MotoGP Phillip Island
The weather was not good for the event with weather Gods Capricious and Arbitrary using wind as their essential tool. The result showed shambles in the premier class. Both Moto2 and Moto3 were done with all their sessions. Fabio was found limping throughout the day, trying to avoid Q1 fruitlessly. On the other hand, Miguel Oliveira was beaten down with a kind of massive crash that will surely leave a good mark.
There were some other big names like Joan Mir, Quartararo, and Zarco left on the exteriors. The KTM machines of Oliviera and Pol Espargaro were also left out. All these matters were left to be sorted later on.
Moto2 And Moto3 Details
Speaking of Moto2, Remy Gardner, Sudden Sam Lowes, Loca Marini, and Xavi Vierge moved to Q2. The front row of Q2 is now made of Binder, Marini, and Jorge Navarro. Others who would start recently include Lowes, Fabio di Giannantonio and Lowes along with Alex Marquez and Luthi. If Marquez is taken into account, he will work on letting all the guys bash their brains while he affords to finish in at any position within the top ten.
Moto3 has Jaume Masia, Tom Booth-Amos, Tony Arbolino, and Can Oncu graduating to Q2. The top row shows Plucky John Mc Phee sitting in there dangerously along with Lorenzo Dalla Porta and Kaito Toba. Surprisingly, Andrea Iannone and Quartararo have made their way towards Q2. So, the race will be starting with Marquez, Vinales, and Quartararo in the front row joined by Petrucci, Crutchlow, and Rossi. At least five amongst these six racers would be there in the event. So, you can well expect an event filled with excitement and fun.