Dovizioso fastest in MotoGP FP3 after late Marquez crash

Marc Marquez
Spain’s Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda Team speaks during a press conference at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar’s capital Doha on March 22, 2017, ahead of Grand Prix of Qatar which will be held on March 26. (Xinhua/Nikku/IANS)

Buri Nam (Thailand), Oct 6 : Spanish rider Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) came off his bike during the third free practice session ahead of the Thailand MotoGP Grand Prix at the Chang International circuit on Saturday.

The late slip up means the four-time MotoGP championship winner will line up for the first qualifying session for only the fourth time in his career, reports Efe news.

Italian Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati) was fastest during final practice, posting a 1:30.399s with just two minutes left in the session.

Australia’s Jack Miller (Pramac) was second quickest, notching a 1:30.566, with Spaniard Maverick Vinales following in third.

Sunday’s race will not feature Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo, who suffered a hairline fracture to left wrist after a dramatic crash during practice on Friday.

The Thailand MotoGP Grand Prix will take place on Sunday.


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