French GP: Quartararo takes pole position at home race

Home hero Fabio Quartararo will start the French GP from pole position tomorrow alongside teammate Maverick Vinales after a hectic qualifying in Le Mans.

Q1 came to a close with a chaotic end as all riders set fastest sector times as the track dried out.

In the end Lorenzo Savadori and Luca Marini set sensational laps to go through to Q2.

Q2 brought even more chaos as the track continued to dry out, with riders setting faster laps throughout the session.

It looked like Marc Marquez would start on pole, before Quartararo set a 1m32.600s lap to go fastest right at the end.

Vinales makes it a Yamaha one-two for tomorrow’s race, Jack Miller joins them on the front row.

Franco Morbidelli will start the French GP from fourth ahead of Johann Zarco and Marquez on the second row.

It looked like Taka Nakagami was set to finish second before other riders went faster at the end, the Japanese rider starts seventh with Pol Espargaro and Valentino Rossi alongside him.

Miguel Oliveira ended qualifying in tenth, ahead of Lorenzo Savadori and the rookie of Luca Marini.

Aleix Espargaro will start tomorrow’s race from 13th, with the two Suzuki’s of Joan Mir and Alex Rins alongside the Aprilia on the fifth row.

Pecco Bagnaia will be disappointed with his result, the championship leader will start from 16th alongside Danilo Petrucci and Iker Lecuona.

Alex Marquez and Tito Rabat crashed in the final three minutes meaning they couldn’t get a faster lap, the two Spaniards will line-up 19th and 20th.

Brad Binder and Enea Bastianini round off the grid in 21st and 22nd.

The French GP looks set to be a thriller, and with conditions looking to make it a wet race, it could be anyone’s for the taking.

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