MotoGP: Yamaha’s Vinales claims pole at Austrian Grand Prix | Racing News

SPIELBERG (Austria): Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales took pole place for the Austrian Grand Prix, edging out Pramac Ducati’s Jack Miller in a carefully contested qualifying session in Spielberg on Saturday.
Vinales didn’t set the quickest time in any of the 4 sectors on the Red Bull Ring however his time of 1 minute and 23.450 seconds was sufficient for his first pole because the Australian Grand Prix final yr.
The Spaniard was 0.068 seconds quicker than Miller whereas world championship chief Fabio Quartararo of Petronas Yamaha completes the entrance row.
Andrea Dovizioso, who made headlines earlier than the qualifying session when his supervisor confirmed he wouldn’t be renewing his cope with Ducati subsequent yr, will begin fourth on the grid whereas KTM Factory Racing’s Pol Espargaro was fifth quickest.

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