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If the rain was the protagonist in Friday's training sessions, the sun and falls were in the classification on Saturday. A weather that made change the settings of all the motorcycles in FP3 and FP4, and that has served to confirm the or that this Ducati goes in any type of condition.
So much so, that it has managed to place up four drivers in the Top 5, with the only exception of a Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) who will complete the first row behind Bagnaia and his partner, Jack Miller.
A classification full of excitement and falls
Pecco Bagnaia continues to show that his results are not one-day luck and he did so by dominating the qualifying session at the Misano GP. But he does not do it in any way, but by taking away from a world champion the circuit record that he had (a certain Jorge Lorenzo) since 2018. For the Italian this becomes his third pole of the course after those obtained in Qatar and Aragon.
Your chrono of 1: 31.065 allowed him to beat by more than two tenths to Miller, while Quartararo finished three tenths behind one of his biggest rivals for the title this season. The Frenchman, who crashed at Turn 1 in the final leg of the session, will be surrounded by Ducatis, as the Pramac Racing duo of Jorge Martín and Johann Zarco completed the Top 5.
To the surprise of some, the person in charge of completing the second row with the Pramac Racing duo will be Pol Espargaró (Repsol Honda Team) that he will start sixth and that he emerged as the best representative of Honda. For his part, Marc Márquez after going through Q1 and joining the slipstream of his teammate Stefan Bradl in Q2 could not pass from seventh place after falling 4 minutes from the end of the session when he was fighting for fourth place.
Another of the surprises in classification was given Aleix Espargaró who will start from the eighth position with your Aprilia. Accompanying Aleix will be Alex Rins in the ninth who was conditioned by a crash at Turn 15 that prevented him from improving his position. But if anyone has learned by pace, it is Maverick Viñales, who completed the Top 10 after leading the first qualifying day with a bike he hardly knows.
At tenth place will be Joan Mir after a classification in which he was always in the top positions but which was conditioned by the fall of Fabio and by a misunderstanding between his team. Something that will not come in handy for the strained relationships that he has suffered in recent weeks.
Behind them, the difficulties of the KTM with a Brad Binder that could only be classified as the seventeenth best motorcycle of the oranges stood out. He also suffered excessively Valentino Rossi who saw the ground both in FP3 and Q1, seeing his chances of giving joy to his fans ruined, remaining the twenty-third of the classification.
For his part, the return of Franco Morbidelli (16th) with the official Yamaha and that of Andrea Dovicioso with the satellite (24th) it was not so spectacular as expected at the beginning and we will have to settle if further ahead they can get in tune.