Italian GP: Bagnaia on top again in busy FP3

Pecco Bagnaia topped the timesheets in a busy FP3 session of the Italian GP, making it advantage to Ducati going into qualifying.

Perfect conditions greeting the riders once more in the Saturday morning session, with blue skies once again over the Mugello track.

At the end of the first runs it was Johann Zarco on top with a 1m46.201s lap, before that time was demolished at the end of the session.

Almost every rider was out on track in the closing stages to get a lap in that would elevate them into the top-ten in put them directly into Q2.

In the end, Bagnaia’s 1m45.456s lap was enough to take the top spot ahead of Fabio Quartararo.

KTM are looking much stronger this weekend after bringing updates to the RC16, Brad Binder finished FP3 in third with Jack Miller and Zarco behind.

The two Suzuki’s are also looking comfortable around Mugello, Alex Rins ended the session in sixth ahead of Miguel Oliveira and teammate Joan Mir.

Pol Espargaro put his Honda in ninth and Franco Morbidelli rounds off the top-10 riders who will go directly into Q2 later on.

Maverick Vinales will be ruing a Turn 12 crash late on the session which cost him a Q2 spot, the Spaniard ended FP3 11th and will go through Q1.

Marc Marquez finished the morning session in 12th, ahead of Aleix Espargaro and Michele Pirro.

Taka Nakagami placed his LCR Honda in 15th to finish in front of Luca Marini and Danilo Petrucci.

Valentino Rossi continues to struggle at the Italian GP, finishing the session in 18th. Lorenzo Savadori and Enea Bastianini followed in 19th and 20th.

Alex Marquez and Iker Lecuona rounded off the leaderboard in 21st and 22nd.