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2019 MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

2019 MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

Last Updated: 11 Aug 2019 - 13:55

Read our 2019 MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix live coverage from Red Bull Ring.

Welcome to our 2019 MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix commentary.

The 2019 Austrian Grand Prix took place at Red Bull Ring on Monday August 12, 2019. Read our MotoGP live commentary to see the coverage as it we reported it live.

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09:05

Marquez sets the fastest time of the weekend so far...

09:05
09:01
09:00

08:48

A reminder of the combined MotoGP top ten, after Friday's pair of practice sessions:

  1. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V)
  2. Maverick Vinales ESP Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1)
  3. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Mission Winnow Ducati (GP19)
  4. Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)
  5. Fabio Quartararo FRA Petronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)
  6. Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (GP19)
  7. Miguel Oliveira POR Red Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)
  8. Danilo Petrucci ITA Mission Winnow Ducati (GP19)
  9. Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V)
  10. Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16)
08:42

Moto3 FP3 - Results: Arbolino, Masia, McPhee, Dalla Porta, Ramirez, Antonelli, Ogura, Vierge, Toba, Suzuki, Canet.

08:33
08:26
08:09

Dry and sunny conditions at the Red Bull Ring this morning, which is good news for those seeking direct Qualifying 2 access in the FP3 sessions.

08:08

17:46
15:30

14:54

Brad Binder takes the old KTM chassis to the top of the Moto2 timesheets...

Moto2 FP2 - Results: Binder, Nagashima, Luthi, Navarro, Bastianini, Marini, Fernandez, Chantra, Martin, Schrotter, Gardner, Marquez.

14:41

14:31
14:00
13:58

MotoGP FP2 - Results: Marquez, Vinales, Nakagami, Quartararo, Miller, Oliveira, Petrucci, Crutchlow, Dovizioso, Pol Espargaro, Rossi, Rins, Bagnaia, Morbidelli... CLICK HERE for the full results

13:56
13:54

Rossi moves from 12th to 7th with a new soft rear tyre.

13:49

With 8mins to go the order is: Marquez, Petrucci, Dovizioso, Nakagami, Vinales, Rins, Miller, Crutchlow, Bagnaia, Aleix Espargaro, Quartararo, Rossi, Pol Espargaro, Morbidelli, Bradl...

13:48

Once again there is a risk of rain on Saturday morning, so we're expecting time attacks for the closing minutes of FP2.

13:42

Quartararo is running the (lighter) carbon fibre Ohlins forks, which should help with change of direction.

13:36

Dovizioso slots into third place behind Marquez and Petrucci.

13:32

Marquez has edged under Dovizioso's morning time, with Petrucci making a big step from 14th place in FP1 to sit second to the Honda rider with 23mins to go.

13:30