MotoGP: Vinales tops first practice on return to Mugello

As bright sunshine drenched the circuit, Maverick Viñales topped practice 1 for the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley with a 1m46.593s lap on his Yamaha at the Mugello circuit in Tuscany, Italy

The Spaniard led Johann Zarco by 0.209s. After an early off-track excursion, Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Alex Rins rounded out the top three.

Reigning World Champion Joan Mir and Italy’s Franco Morbidelli completed the first top five of the weekend as the riders returned to Mugello after its absence in 2020 due to Covid.

Practice 1 Results

Pos Rider Bike Laps Time Gap
1 Maverick Viñales Yamaha 20 1m46.593s 0.000s
2 Johann Zarco Ducati 18 1m46.802s 0.209s
3 Alex Rins Suzuki 19 1m46.952s 0.359s
4 Joan Mir Suzuki 19 1m47.176s 0.583s
5 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha 18 1m47.184s 0.591s
6 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati 18 1m47.186s 0.593s
7 Michele Pirro Honda 16 1m47.555s 0.962s
8 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha 18 1m47.566s 0.973s
9 Jack Miller Ducati 20 1m47.716s 1.123s
10 Miguel Oliveira KTM 17 1m47.748s 1.155s
11 Takaaki Nakagami Honda 14 1m47.791s 1.198s
12 Pol Espargaro Honda 18 1m47.870s 1.277s
13 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia 17 1m47.992s 1.399s
14 Brad Binder KTM 18 1m48.049s 1.456s
15 Luca Marini Ducati 17 1m48.128s 1.535s
16 Marc Marquez Honda 19 1m48.277s 1.684s
17 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 19 1m48.302s 1.709s
18 Danilo Petrucci KTM 20 1m48.319s 1.726s
19 Alex Marquez Honda 19 1m48.375s 1.782s
20 Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 18 1m48.734s 2.141s
21 Enea Bastianini Ducati 19 1m48.967s 2.374s
22 Iker Lecuona KTM 18 1m48.997s 2.404s