However, it’s a French 1-2 heading into qualifying with Zarco leading Quartararo, Viñales makes it two factory Yamahas in the top three. Pol Espargaro (Repsol Honda Team) praised the work he and HRC did at the Jerez Test and is enjoying his Le Mans outing, it’s straight into Q2 for the Spaniard in P4. Jerez podium finisher Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) rounds out the top five ahead of fastest KTM Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing). Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Team) is seventh, the Australian suffered his second crash of the weekend in FP3 but was unhurt. There’s 17 World Championship titles on the shoulders of eighth place Marc Marquez and ninth place Valentino Rossi (Petronas Yamaha SRT), The Doctor returning to some much-needed form in 2021, with Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu) the final automatic Q2 contender.