Quartararo edges out Vinales and Marquez to claim pole position for the season-opening Spanish MotoGP at Jerez.

A frantic end to the session saw accidents for Dovizioso, Miller and then Rins. The Suzuki rider is feared to have injured his arm or collarbone.

An impressive fourth on the grid for Bagnaia.

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Spanish MotoGP - Full Qualifying Results
PosRiderNatTeamTime/DiffLapMax
1Fabio QuartararoFRAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)1'36.705s7/7285k
2Maverick ViñalesSPAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.139s6/7285k
3Marc MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+0.157s7/8290k
4Francesco BagnaiaITAPramac Ducati (GP20)+0.250s7/7295k
5Jack MillerAUSPramac Ducati (GP20)+0.748s3/6293k
6Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)+0.749s6/8290k
7Pol EspargaroSPARed Bull KTM (RC16)+0.788s5/6289k
8Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (GP20)+0.830s7/7293k
9Alex RinsSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+0.931s6/6289k
10Franco MorbidelliITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.969s7/8285k
11Valentino RossiITAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+1.036s6/8285k
12Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+1.079s6/8287k
 Qualifying 1:     
13Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM (RC16)*1'37.396s6/7286k
14Danilo PetrucciITADucati Team (GP20)1'37.423s6/7288k
15Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)1'37.434s7/8287k
16Aleix EspargaroSPAAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1'37.94s6/7286k
17Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)1'37.964s3/7287k
18Bradley SmithGBRAprilia Test Rider (RS-GP)1'37.966s6/6288k
19Tito RabatSPAReale Avintia (GP19)1'38.029s6/8290k
20Johann ZarcoFRAReale Avintia (GP19)1'38.106s3/7291k
21Alex MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)*1'38.256s6/8288k
22Iker LecuonaSPARed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)*1'38.512s2/6287k

* Rookie.

Fastest Practice Time:
Fabio Quartararo FRA Yamaha 1m 36.806s (FP3)
Official Jerez MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Fabio Quartararo FRA Yamaha 1m 36.806s (2020)
Fastest race lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 38.051s (2019)

By Peter McLaren

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