VALENCIA, Spain – Fabio Quartararo led both MotoGP practice sessions on Friday at Circuit Ricardo Tormo.
Quartararo put his Petronas Yamaha SRT bike on top of the overall charts thanks to his best lap of 1:30.735. That put him .148 seconds ahead of Yamaha factory rider Maverick Vinales on the overall practice charts.
MotoGP champion Marc Marquez was third fastest, followed by Jack Miller and Franco Morbidelli. Alex Rins, Joan Mir, Aleix Espargaro, Andrea Dovizioso and Johann Zarco were sixth through 10th, respectively.
Valentino Rossi had a rough day, crashing his factory Yamaha bike during both practice sessions. He ended the day 14th fastest overall.