Moto: untouchable, Marc Marquez wins his 3rd pole consecutive to the GP d’Autcihe
Spaniard Marc Marquez (Honda) in the 3rd qualifying session for the MotoGP MotoGP, at the Spielberg circuit on 12 August 2017
Spaniard Marc Marquez (Honda) took the pole position of the Grand Prix of Austria in the MotoGP category, achieving his best lap time in 1: 23.235, beating both Ducati of Italian Andrea Dovizioso and Spanish Jorge Lorenzo, Saturday afternoon in Spielberg (center).
Marquez won his 42nd pole in MotoGP (the 70th of his career) and is the head of the World Championship of the category queen.
The Catalan remains on a series of three leading positions of rank after Germany in early July, the Czech Republic in early August and now Austria. At the start of the season, he started from the first position in Argentina and the GP of the Americas.
Marquez’s first pursuit at the World Championship, Spaniard Maverick Vinales (Yamaha) will start Sunday from the 2nd row in 4th place, while Frenchman Johann Zarco (Yamaha Tech3) will start on the same line in 6th position.
The Italian veteran Valentino Rossi on Yamaha will start from the 3rd row on Sunday afternoon, author only of the 7th time to more than 7 / 10th of the chronograph made by Marquez.
Ducati’s Frenchman Loris Baz, who hooked Q2 after the Czech Republic for the second time in a row and will start from 12th place.
Triple world champion (2013, 2014, 2016), Marquez is 14 points ahead of Vinales, but managed to reverse an unfavorable trend this season, in June at the Grand Prix of Catalonia, while he chained out Track, quite unusual for the Catalan.
Since the Sachsenring in Germany, Marquez is untouchable, linking three pole and two victories, and will be the favorite Sunday to win in Austria and fly to a fourth world title.