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Ducati is very serious about the MotoGP Grand Prix of Aragon. Pecco Bagnaia has not only set the best time, which is worth it to start from pole positionRather, it has broken the MotorLand circuit record by three tenths. A 1: 46.322 that serves for Ducati's 50th pole position in MotoGP.
But it is that in the second position has gotten Jack Miller with the other Ducati of the factory team. The two Borgo Panigale drivers will seek the fourth victory of the season for the brand, and in the case of Bagnaia has another great opportunity to remove his thorn and finally add the first victory in MotoGP.
Márquez will start fourth with a return to the wheel of Joan Mir
A shame for Ducati that Jorge Martín was not able to nail his last lap, because he was also flirting with a front row in which, had they gotten into, they would have made it full. Finally Martín will start fifth, but is in a great position to seek his fourth podium it's from the season.
Fabio Quartararo has been betrayed by the last sector. The world championship leader was the fastest in the first three sets, but the straight and the long final left-hand corner have taken their toll, so he can only start third. Not bad at a circuit that neither him nor Yamaha are doing too well. Tomorrow he will seek to minimize damage.
Careful with Marc Márquez, who has done a great FP4 and is going to start from fourth position, commanding the second row. The Honda rider made his fastest lap in the slipstream of Joan Mir, a strange wheel to take because the Suzuki is not usually too fast on Saturdays, but at least it has served as a slipstream.
Still, Mir's ranking hasn't been too bad. He will start seventh, and he was not entirely happy with the position seeing how he lamented after crossing the finish line. At least you haven't had a session as catastrophic as your partner's, Álex Rins, eliminated in Q1 and who will start before last.
Throughout the weekend there has been speculation about Aleix Espargaró's options to take pole, but he lacks explosiveness on one lap. He will come out sixth, but no one can deny that he will be one of the great contenders for the podium with Bagnaia, Quartararo, Márquez, Martín and Mir. If there is nothing unusual, these six drivers should share the champagne.
Maverick Viñales still struggles on the other Aprilia put together all the partials. His times are very serious to be the first contact with the bike in a Grand Prix, but even so he will start nineteenth, just ahead of Rins, Valentino Rossi and Jake Dixon. We'll see if he can get any points.
The Ducati that has disappointed the most is that of Johann Zarco, who was in Q2 but was only tenth, even behind Enea Bastianini with last year's bike. Two Honda sneaked past Márquez as well: Pol Espargaró will start eighth and Takaaki Nakagami will start eleventh.
The best KTM, and the only one in 2, was Brad Binder, twelfth. Miguel Oliveira seems to be still limping after the blow that occurred at the Red Bull Ring, and Iker Lecuona was a few thousandths short of making the cut. As we said, Rossi's classification has returned to be very poor, penultimate, but this is no longer surprising.