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Indonesian GP Qualifying Results

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Luca Marini takes pole position for Indonesian Grand Prix

Indonesian GP Qualifying Results

Luca Marini (Ducati) took his first pole in the premier class at the Mandalika International Circuit. The Italian rider started an intense Saturday by setting a time of 1:29.978, leading in a decisive qualifying session for the title battle. The Aprilia duo, Maverick Viñales and Aleix Espargaró, also showed a good pace and rounded off the front row of the grid.

The rest of the riders who completed the top ten positions on the grid were: Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha), Brad Binder (KTM), Jorge Martín (Ducati), Fabio Di Giannantonio (Ducati), Marc Márquez (Repsol Honda), Marco Bezzecchi (Ducati) and Jack Miller (KTM).

Hard fought qualifying for the Repsol Honda Team

After having gone straight into Q2, Marc Márquez started the day working hard to finish off his preparations for the two races of the weekend. The Repsol Honda Team rider closed the last practice session of the weekend in 19th position.

During Q2 he maintained a good pace, running several fast laps. However, a small crash with three minutes left prevented him from getting the most out of the session and he will start the races from eighth position.

Joan Mir had to go through Q1 after failing to make the cut on Friday. He did not manage to complete a good last lap to move into the fight for pole and will start from 19th position.

Indonesian GP Qualifying Results

RIDERTEAMTIME
1. Luca MariniDUCATI1:29.978
2. Maverick ViñalesAPRILIA+0.031
3. Aleix EspargaróAPRILIA+0.154
4. Fabio QuartararoYAMAHA+0.538
5. Brad BinderKTM+0.720
6. Jorge MartínDUCATI+0.764
7. Fabio Di GiannantonioDUCATI+0.788
8. Marc MárquezREPSOL HONDA+0.886
9. Marco Bezzecchi DUCATI+0.930
10. Jack MillerKTM+0.992
19. Joan MirREPSOL HONDA+0.760*

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