The top two riders in Q1 now progress to the Q2 pole position shootout, where they will join the ten fastest riders after third practice.

Zarco had some kind of technical issue and didn't even set a fast lap until the end of the session, leaving the pits with the likes of Marc Marquez and Lecuona sat on his rear wheel.

But Marquez, sore from a massive friday highside, crashed out on his last lap while following Lecuona, while Zarco saved his best for last and shot to the top...

Dutch MotoGP, Assen - Qualifying (1) Results
PosRiderNatTeam
1Johann ZarcoFRAPramac Ducati (GP21)
2Francesco BagnaiaITADucati Team (GP21)
3Iker LecuonaSPAKTM Tech3 (RC16)
4Jorge MartinSPAPramac Ducati (GP21)
5Lorenzo SavadoriITAAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)
6Alex MarquezSPALCR Honda (RC213V)
7Luca MariniITAVR46 Avintia Ducati (GP19)
8Danilo PetrucciITAKTM Tech3 (RC16)
9Enea BastianiniITAAvintia Ducati (GP19)
10Marc MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)
11Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM (RC16)
12Garrett GerloffUSAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)


* Rookie
Fastest Practice time:
Maverick Vinales SPA Yamaha 1m 32.336s (FP3)

Official Assen MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Fabio Quartararo FRA Yamaha 1m 32.017s (2019)
Fastest race lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 33.617s (2015)

By Peter McLaren