Tom Luthi, after a good result at Mugello, surely wants more from himself and in Barcellona he will try to win again. Dynavolt rider ended the morning in 1.44.673 being the fastest rider on track. The Swiss is really fast in free practice sessions as usual and at Catalunya things did not change.
Last two GP winner Alex Marquez is just behind and only 60 thousandths slower, with the Spaniard aiming for his third consecutive win after being successful in France and Italy; Marc VDS rider is followed by Jorge Navarro, who has a great chance of winning in his home grand prix after a stunning start of the season.
4th is Augusto Fernandez with just one tenth of second of gap from the top, while Enea Bastianini is 5th and first rookie in time sheet; the Italian is performing really well and increasing his speed every weekend, with Catalunya being one of his favorite track. Italtrans’ guy could by a surprise.
Xavi Vierge, Nicolò Bulega and Remy Gardner and are two tenths of a second slower than FP1 leader, while Brad Binder and championship leader Lorenzo Baldassarri close top 10. Last 4 spots for Q2 are actually taken by Marcel Schrotter, Andrea Locatelli, Simone Corsi and Iker Lecuona.