Assen MotoGP: Vinales leads Dovizioso in warm-up

Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales topped the warm-up for the Dutch TT by over three tenths of a second.

Assen MotoGP: Vinales leads Dovizioso in warm-up
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Vinales led from six minutes into the warm-up until the finish, improving on a couple of occasions in the process.

While the rest of the field couldn't go below the 1m34s barrier, Vinales first did it at halfway point.

Franco Morbidelli, Alex Rins and Marc Marquez all spent time in second before Vinales improved again just as the chequered flag fell.

He ended the warm-up with a 1m33.677s, with Andrea Dovizioso moving up to second with a 1m34.022s.

Dovizioso narrowly beat pole-sitter Fabio Quartararo, while Marquez in fourth was over half a second slower than Vinales.

Suzuki's Rins was fifth ahead of Pol Espargaro, the KTM rider again impressing despite riding with an injured right wrist.

Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda) was Vinales' closest challenger in the opening minutes and was seventh in the end, followed by the factory Ducati of Danilo Petrucci.

The second Suzuki of Joan Mir and SIC Yamaha rider Morbidelli completed the top 10.

Valentino Rossi made big changes to his Yamaha overnight but still was only 13th, 1.1s slower than his teammate.

Cla Rider Bike Laps Time Gap
1 Spain Maverick Viñales
Yamaha 13 1'33.677
2 Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Ducati 13 1'34.022 0.345
3 France Fabio Quartararo
Yamaha 8 1'34.042 0.365
4 Spain Marc Marquez
Honda 12 1'34.227 0.550
5 Spain Alex Rins
Suzuki 12 1'34.254 0.577
6 Spain Pol Espargaro
KTM 13 1'34.332 0.655
7 Japan Takaaki Nakagami
Honda 11 1'34.415 0.738
8 Italy Danilo Petrucci
Ducati 10 1'34.417 0.740
9 Spain Joan Mir
Suzuki 12 1'34.424 0.747
10 Italy Franco Morbidelli
Yamaha 13 1'34.450 0.773
11 Australia Jack Miller
Ducati 12 1'34.475 0.798
12 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow
Honda 11 1'34.714 1.037
13 Italy Valentino Rossi
Yamaha 13 1'34.793 1.116
14 Italy Francesco Bagnaia
Ducati 11 1'34.978 1.301
15 Italy Andrea Iannone
Aprilia 11 1'35.013 1.336
16 France Johann Zarco
KTM 9 1'35.094 1.417
17 Portugal Miguel Oliveira
KTM 12 1'35.120 1.443
18 Spain Aleix Espargaro
Aprilia 8 1'35.210 1.533
19 Spain Tito Rabat
Ducati 12 1'35.272 1.595
20 Czech Republic Karel Abraham
Ducati 11 1'35.405 1.728
21 Malaysia Hafizh Syahrin
KTM 10 1'35.926 2.249
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