|Outcomes MotoGP Argentina 2023, Termas – Checks (1)|
|1||Maverick Vinales||SPA||Aprilia Racing (RS-GP23)||1’39.207s||18/20||335k|
|2||Aleix Espargaro||SPA||Aprilia Racing (RS-GP23)||+0.284s||18/18||336k|
|3||jorge martin||SPA||Pramac Ducati (GP23)||+0.301s||18/20||334k|
|4||Takaaki Nakagami||JPN||LCR Honda (RC213V)||+0.376s||18/19||333k|
|5||Alex Marquez||SPA||Gresini Ducati (GP22)||+0.403s||18/19||334k|
|6||John Zarco||ENG||Pramac Ducati (GP22)||+0.421s||16/17||334k|
|7||Luca Marini||ITA||Mooney VR46 Ducati (GP22)||+0.426s||15/18||333k|
|8||Franco Morbidelli||ITA||Yamaha Monster (YZR-M1)||+0.489s||15/16||334k|
|9||Marco Bezzecchi||ITA||Mooney VR46 Ducati (GP22)||+0.493s||15/20||335k|
|ten||Francesco Bagnaia||ITA||Ducati Lenovo (GP23)||+0.544s||17/18||337k|
|11||Alex Rins||SPA||LCR Honda (RC213V)||+0.595s||16/17||335k|
|12||Fabio Di Giannantonio||ITA||Gresini Ducati (GP22)||+0.719s||17/19||331k|
|13||Augusto Fernandez||SPA||Tech3 GASGAZ (RC16)*||+0.787s||19/20||333k|
|14||Jack Miller||AU||Purple Bull KTM (RC16)||+0.830s||15/17||333k|
|15||Fabio Quartararo||ENG||Yamaha Monster (YZR-M1)||+0.909s||17/19||334k|
|16||Brad Binder||RSA||Purple Bull KTM (RC16)||+1.057s||19/19||332k|
|17||Raul Fernandez||SPA||RNF Aprilia (RS-GP22)||+1.129s||16/18||331k|
|18||Joan Mir||SPA||Honda Repsol (RC213V)||+1.458s||18/19||331k|
Termas de Rio Hondo MotoGP Official Data:
Mark Marquez Honda SPA 1m 37.683s (2014)
Quickest lap within the race:
Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 1m 39.019s (2015)
Maverick Vinales leads an Aprilia one-two in MotoGP Argentina’s opening follow at Termas de Rio Hondo, forward of Pramac Ducati’s Jorge Martin.
A light-weight rain within the earlier Moto2 session had cleared in time for MotoGP FP1, however with extra humidity forecast there was a way of urgency to complete FP1 within the prime ten ought to the downpour happen. afternoon.
Yamaha’s Franco Morbidelli shocked as he edged out 2022 Aprilia winner Aleix Espargaro midway by means of the 45 minutes on the hardly ever used circuit, which nonetheless appeared a lot cleaner than in earlier years.
Espargaro’s team-mate Vinales then took over, earlier than Portimao podium finisher Marco Bezzecchi was the primary to dive beneath 1m40 with 8 minutes to go – kicking off a mini qualifying session which ended with Vinales again within the lead.
The Spaniard stopped on the finish of the session, maybe for lack of gas.
Takaaki Nakagami was a shock fourth for LCR Honda, with Alex Marquez (Gresini Ducati) and Johann Zarco (Pramac Ducati) rounding out the highest six.
Two-time Portimao winner Francesco Bagnaia completed tenth for Ducati whereas a pissed off Fabio Quartararo (Monster Yamaha) should hope the dry climate continues if he’s to keep away from a visit to Qualifying 1 on Saturday morning.
Alex Rins, who obtained considered one of Marc Marquez’s new Honda chassis for this weekend, was the one one to fall, at Flip 1 with quarter-hour to go, when he was in seventh place.
Argentina are lacking 4 runners by means of harm on the season opener in Portimao final weekend: Pol Espargaro, Enea Bastianini, Miguel Oliveira and Marc Marquez.
Bastianini, Oliveira and Marquez will hope to return for the third spherical of COTA, however Espargaro’s accidents ought to see him sidelined for at the least a number of extra occasions. There are not any substitute riders this weekend however Espargaro can be changed by KTM check rider Jonas Folger subsequent time round.
Aleix Espargaro gave Aprilia its first and thus far solely MotoGP victory finally yr’s Termas de Rio Hondo race forward of Jorge Martin, who was additionally caught up within the Marquez-Oliveira conflict and is using with a damaged toe this weekend.
In contrast to the season opener in Portimao final weekend, which was preceded by a winter check, there was no MotoGP motion in Argentina since final yr’s grand prix.