MotoGP: Dovizioso and Rins avoid Silverstone surprise to move to Q2


The factory Ducati and Suzuki duo will join the fight for pole position in Q2

Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Alex Rins both managed to avoid a Silverstone shock at the GoPro British Grand Prix by making sure they progressed through from Q1 and handed themselves a shot at pole position in Q2.

A 1:58.944 was the Austrian Grand Prix winner’s best lap of the weekend, as he ended 0.246 seconds clear of Alex Rins. Red Bull KTM Factory Racing duo Pol Espargaro and Johann Zarco got closest, with the Spaniard 0.359 seconds adrift in thirteenth and the Frenchman claiming fourteenth.

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