Nakagami puts the 2019 Honda on top of the timesheets during final practice for the Styrian MotoGP at the Red Bull Ring.

Suzuki's Mir and KTM's Espargaro make it three manufacturers in the top three.

Miller, who fell this morning, did not set a lap time due to pain in his right shoulder.

Zarco underwent surgery for a fracture to the scaphoid bone in his right wrist on Wednesday, sustained in last Sunday's huge accident with Morbidelli, but returned on Saturday. However, he chose to skip FP4 to rest his wrist and will need to start the race from pitlane after being penalised for the incident with Morbidelli.

Qualifying 1, for those outside the top ten after third free practice, will now get underway.

Reigning world champion Marc Marquez is missing his fourth event after breaking his right arm in the MotoGP season opener, and is again replaced by Stefan Bradl.

Francesco Bagnaia, who suffered a fracture to his right tibia at Brno, is replaced by Ducati test rider Michele Pirro for the second time.

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Styrian MotoGP, Austria - Free Practice (4) Results
PosRiderNatTeamTime/DiffLapMax
1Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)1'24.450s16/18309k
2Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+0.010s14/18307k
3Pol EspargaroSPARed Bull KTM (RC16)+0.073s6/15311k
4Alex RinsSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+0.201s8/15308k
5Fabio QuartararoFRAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.201s13/18305k
6Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)+0.249s5/16306k
7Aleix EspargaroSPAAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+0.266s6/17309k
8Franco MorbidelliITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.362s6/18303k
9Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (GP20)+0.458s7/15309k
10Michele PirroITAPramac Ducati (GP20)+0.459s9/12309k
11Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)+0.523s6/15309k
12Maverick ViñalesSPAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.613s5/15307k
13Valentino RossiITAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.623s11/17304k
14Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM (RC16)*+0.638s6/12307k
15Bradley SmithGBRAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+0.645s11/17309k
16Danilo PetrucciITADucati Team (GP20)+0.717s6/17308k
17Alex MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)*+0.758s5/17307k
18Iker LecuonaSPARed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)*+0.949s5/14306k
19Stefan BradlGERRepsol Honda (RC213V)+1.176s13/18309k
20Tito RabatSPAReale Avintia (GP19)+1.440s17/18305k
 Johann ZarcoFRAReale Avintia (GP19)No Time0/00
 Jack MillerAUSPramac Ducati (GP20)No Time0/00

* Rookie.
Official Red Bull Ring MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 23.027s (2019)
Fastest race lap:
Andrea Dovizioso SPA Ducati 1m 23.827s (2019)

By Peter McLaren

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