Dovizioso topped the opening session of the Austrian GP weekend, with a time of 1:24:033 Following closely in second was Marquez who set a time of 1:24:218. In 3rd position was Viñales who set a time of 1:24:280.
Dovizioso topped this morning’s timesheets, opening his #AustrianGP weekend exactly as planned. Miller who has been the centre of media speculations this weekend, placed 4th, with a time of 1:24:360. Ducati’s contender for Rookie of the Year, Bagnaia found himself in 13th, setting a time of 1:24:996. Petrucci placed 14th, with a time of 1:25:111. Abraham found himself in 16th position, having set a time of 1:25::322. Rabat found himself down in 21st, setting a time of 1:25:945.
The fastest Honda for this morning’s FP1 session of the Austrian GP was current championship leader Marquez who placed 2nd. Nakagami placed 9th, with a time of 1:24:861. Britain’s Crutchlow placed 11th, with a time of 1:24:962. Honda test rider and wildcard, Bradl set a time of 1:25:651, placing him 19th.
This morning’s session left Yamaha’s Viñales in 3rd overall. Rossi showed pace throughout the opening session, finishing 5th, having set a time of 1:24:469. Yamaha’s contender for Rookie of the Year, Quartararo set a time of 1:24:471, placing him 6th. Morbidelli set a time of 1:25:385, placing him 17th, with improvements to be made to ensure a top 10 time for FP2.
Suzuki’s lone representative, Rins, placed 7th in this morning’s session, with a time of 1:24:576. Mir, who had a nasty crash during the Monday testing at Brno, will miss this weekend’s racing.
Top KTM for FP1, was Zarco with a time of 1:24:670, placing him 8th. Oliveria placed 10th, with a time of 1:24:924. P. Espargaro found himself in 15th position, having set a time of 1:25:195, he will look to improve this through FP2. Syahrin placed 20th, with a time of 1:25:733, he suffered a crash during the session.
The fastest Aprilia was A, Espargaro with a time of 1:24:968, in 12th. Iannone placed 18th, with a time of 1:25:405.
Top Rookie this session was Quartararo in 6th, can he lead the Yamaha charge through FP2 and into tomorrow’s qualifying session?