MotoGP outcomes – 1st spherical of the 2023 MotoGP World Championship


New Gresini Ducati rider Alex Marquez leads the MotoGP discipline in a moist opening check for the 2023 season opener at Portimao.

The sunshine rain from the earlier Moto2 session returned for the beginning of the 45-minute MotoGP session, with Franco Morbidelli the primary faller of the season after a highside (on slicks) at flip 8.

Fortunately, the humidity dissipated for the remaining half hour, with lap instances bettering to the checkered flag.

Jorge Martin led Marc and Alex Marquez in the beginning of the ultimate ten minutes, with Pramac Ducati rider’s greatest time below the official race lap file.

The specter of extra rain this afternoon meant some riders placed on a brand new tender rear tire for the ultimate couple of minutes – together with Alex Marquez, new Repsol Honda signing Joan Mir, in addition to VR46 Ducati riders Luca Marini and Marco Bezzecchi, who swept the highest 4 spots. .

Nevertheless, the likes of defending Ducati champion Francesco Bagnaia, Yamaha’s 2021 title winner Fabio Quartararo and Honda’s six-time premier class champion Marc Marquez have caught with the worn rubber.

Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro is driving for the primary time since present process surgical procedure on his proper forearm following arm pump-like points within the final pre-season check.

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The brand new race weekend format requires an prolonged one-hour “Apply 2” this afternoon, after which the highest ten drivers with direct entry to Qualifying 2 can be decided.

Outcomes MotoGP of Portugal 2023, Portimao – Exams (1)
Pos Rider Nat Crew Time/diff. Knees Max
1 Alex Marquez SPA Gresini Ducati (GP22) 1’38.782s 12/15 340k
2 Joan Mir SPA Honda Repsol (RC213V) +0.045s 13/14 336k
3 Luca Marini ITA Mooney VR46 Ducati (GP22) +0.140s 18/20 339k
4 Marco Bezzecchi ITA Mooney VR46 Ducati (GP22) +0.236s 16/17 339k
5 John Zarco ENG Pramac Ducati (GP22) +0.286s 16/16 340k
6 Maverick Vinales SPA Aprilia Racing (RS-GP23) +0.398s 15/16 343k
7 jorge martin SPA Pramac Ducati (GP23) +0.424s 7/16 341k
8 Fabio Quartararo ENG Yamaha Monster (YZR-M1) +0.499s 16/16 339k
9 Francesco Bagnaia ITA Ducati Lenovo (GP23) +0.693s 10/16 341k
ten Mark Marquez SPA Honda Repsol (RC213V) +0.755s 11/14 336k
11 Aleix Espargaro SPA Aprilia Racing (RS-GP23) +0.770s 11/13 338k
12 Jack Miller AU Pink Bull KTM (RC16) +0.776s 14/17 340k
13 Alex Rins SPA LCR Honda (RC213V) +0.813s 14/14 338k
14 Franco Morbidelli ITA Yamaha Monster (YZR-M1) +0.847s 12/13 338k
15 Enea Bastianini ITA Ducati Lenovo (GP23) +0.900s 13/14 335k
16 Miguel Oliveira ORP RNF Aprilia (RS-GP22) +1.012s 14/15 339k
17 Raul Fernandez SPA RNF Aprilia (RS-GP22) +1.112s 11/13 336k
18 Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V) +1.277s 14/14 334k
19 Augusto Fernandez SPA Tech3 GASGAZ (RC16)* +1.421s 12/17 340k
20 Pol Espargaro SPA Tech3 GASGAS (RC16) +1.689s 11/12 339k
21 Fabio Di Giannantonio ITA Gresini Ducati (GP22) +1.695s 12/13 332k
22 Brad Binder RSA Pink Bull KTM (RC16) +2.204s 15/15 336k
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* Rookie

Quickest lap on the 2023 pre-season check in Portimao:
Francesco Bagnaia ITA Ducati 1m 37.968s (Day 2/2)

Official MotoGP Portimao Information:
Finest lap:
Francesco Bagnaia ITA Ducati 1m 38.725s (2021)
Quickest lap within the race:
Fabio Quartararo ENG Yamaha 1m 39.435s (2022)


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