The MotoGP world championship chief’s 1m59.317s gave him top spot by 0.512 seconds from Ducati’s Jack Miller in FP2, having bounced again from a nasty crash at first of the session during which he suffered a twisted ankle.
Pramac Ducati’s Jorge Martin continued to impress with third place in FP2, forward of a resurgent Repsol Honda duo in Pol Espargaro and Marc Marquez. However Marquez needed to go to hospital to have his eyes cleaned after a high-speed crash at Maggotts within the first observe session.
Francesco Bagnaia claimed sixth place in FP2 on the opposite manufacturing facility Ducati bike, in entrance of Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro and Austrian GP winner Brad Binder on the KTM.
Alex Rins, the final MotoGP winner at Silverstone again in 2019, grabbed ninth place for Suzuki with Valentino Rossi finishing the highest 10 and the provisional automated Q2 spots for Petronas SRT Yamaha forward of Saturday’s FP3 session.
Alex Rins, Group Suzuki MotoGP
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What time does qualifying begin for the British MotoGP?
Qualifying for the British MotoGP is about to begin at 2:10pm BST (2:10pm native time), utilizing the common Q1 and Q2 classes format. Qualifying takes place instantly after the 30-minute FP4 session, which is about to begin at 1:30pm BST (1:30pm native time).
The quickest 10 MotoGP riders on the FP1-2-3 mixed timesheet robotically head into Q2, with the remainder of the riders getting into Q1 of qualifying. The 2 riders who’re quickest within the 15-minute Q1 session will progress into Q2 to compete with the highest 10 from observe. Q2, which additionally lasts quarter-hour, decides who will get pole place and the qualifying order for the entrance 4 rows of the grid.
Date: Saturday twenty eighth August 2021
Begin time: 1:10pm BST (1:10pm native time)
How can I watch British MotoGP qualifying?
In the UK, each MotoGP observe, qualifying and race is broadcast reside on BT Sport.
British MotoGP qualifying will likely be broadcast on BT Sport 2, with the programme beginning at 12pm BST to additionally cowl qualifying for the Moto3 and Moto2 courses.
TV Channel: BT Sport 2
Begin time: 12:00pm BST
MotoGP additionally presents its personal reside on-line video streaming service, which is obtainable to stream within the UK.
What is the climate forecast for qualifying at Silverstone?
Dry however cloudy climate situations are forecast for qualifying at Silverstone on Saturday afternoon with a excessive of 19 levels Celsius – eight levels hotter than qualifying for the Austrian MotoGP final day out.
FP2 end result
FP1 end result