Italian GP: Quartararo makes it four pole positions in a row

Fabio Quartararo has claimed his fourth consecutive pole position this year and will start the Italian GP at the front tomorrow.

After taking a clever tow behind Maverick Vinales, Marc Marquez topped Q1 to go through into Q2 along with Aleix Espargaro who finished Q1 in second.

In Q2, Quartararo put in an untouchable 1m45.187s lap to go top and will start the Italian GP with Pecco Bagnaia and Johann Zarco alongside him on the front row.

The Aprilia of Espargaro just missed out on the front row and will start fourth, Jack Miller and Brad Binder ended qualifying in fifth and sixth.

Before today, KTM’s best qualifying this year was tenth, they have both riders comfortably in the top-ten as Miguel Oliveira will start behind his teammate in seventh.

The two Suzuki’s of Alex Rins and Joan Mir join Oliveira on the third row in eighth and ninth.

Franco Morbidelli will start the Italian GP from tenth ahead of the two Honda’s, Marquez and Pol Espargaro.

Vinales was unlucky not to get through to Q2 and will start the Italian GP from 13th, Enea Bastianini and Taka Nakagami join the Spaniard on the fifth row.

It’s an all Italian sixth row on the grid as Michele Pirro ended qualifying in 16th ahead of Luca Marini and Tech3’s Danilo Petrucci.

Valentino Rossi will be disappointed to start from 19th in his home grand prix, Iker Lecuona and Lorenzo Savadori will start 20th and 21st.

LCR Honda’s Alex Marquez will start the Italian GP from 22nd on the grid.