Quartararo returns to the top during Free Practice 3 for the San Marino MotoGP, at Misano.

The top ten riders after FP3 (combined times) receive direct access to the second and final part of qualifying.

All riders except Aprilia team-mates Espargaro and Iannone set their best lap times of the weekend so far this morning.

Zarco has a three-place grid penalty for his collision with Oliveira at Silverstone. Oliveira has a shoulder tendon injury from the incident.

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San Marino MotoGP - Free Practice (3) Results
1Fabio QuartararoFRAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)*1'32.081s18/19290k
2Maverick ViñalesSPAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.356s18/21291k
3Pol EspargaroSPARed Bull KTM Factory (RC16)+0.565s16/18294k
4Marc MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+0.605s21/21295k
5Franco MorbidelliITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.975s20/20292k
6Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)+1.017s19/20290k
7Valentino RossiITAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+1.022s18/21290k
8Alex RinsSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+1.059s24/24293k
9Michele PirroITADucati Team (GP19)+1.213s13/15298k
10Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (GP19)+1.259s20/21298k
11Johann ZarcoFRARed Bull KTM Factory (RC16)+1.292s18/19290k
12Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)*+1.345s18/20290k
13Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)+1.351s19/21296k
14Francesco BagnaiaITAPramac Ducati (GP18)*+1.367s19/19290k
15Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*+1.416s19/20292k
16Jack MillerAUSPramac Ducati (GP19)+1.469s15/16294k
17Danilo PetrucciITADucati Team (GP19)+1.599s16/21294k
18Aleix EspargaroSPAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+1.809s12/12291k
19Jorge LorenzoSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+1.870s15/18293k
20Tito RabatSPAReale Avintia Ducati (GP18)+2.096s19/20293k
21Karel AbrahamCZEReale Avintia Ducati (GP18)+2.342s15/15294k
22Andrea IannoneITAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+2.456s11/12289k
23Hafizh SyahrinMALRed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)+2.563s15/17290k

* Rookie.

Riders going directly to Qualifying 2 - Top 10 Combined Practice Times:

  1. Fabio Quartararo FRA Petronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)*
  2. Maverick Vinales ESP Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1)
  3. Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16)
  4. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V)
  5. Franco Morbidelli ITA Petronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)
  6. Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)
  7. Valentino Rossi ITA Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1)
  8. Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)
  9. Michele Pirro ITA Ducati Team (GP19)
  10. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP19)

Fastest Friday Time:
Maverick Vinales SPA Yamaha 1m 32.775s

Official Misano MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Jorge Lorenzo SPA Ducati 1m 31.629s (2018)
Fastest race lap:
Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati 1m 32.678s (2018)

By Peter McLaren