Ducati rider Jack Miller set the fastest time in the third practice session of the British Grand Prix, round 12 of the MotoGP World Championship for the 2021 season.
The Australian finished the session in the lead with a time of 1:59.288, ahead of Aprilia Racing’s Alex Espargaro in second and Pramac Racing’s Jorge Martin in third.
The top ten riders in general timing for the first three sessions will have direct entry to the second part of the qualifying session at noon today.
The remaining 12 riders participate in the first section of the qualifying session, with the two fastest riders given the opportunity to participate in the second section, while the remaining riders line up on the grid according to their positions in the first session.
Petronas rookie Jake Dixon had an accident in the session, but luckily he was not injured, and the moto2 rider is participating in place of test rider Cal Crutchlow, who moved to the factory Yamaha team after the latter terminated the services of Spaniard Maverick Vinales.
Aprilia’s cyclist Lorenzo Savadore returned to the British Tour after the accident that he suffered a few weeks ago, but he suffered from a pain in the ankle and the team confirmed that he would not participate in the race.
Fourth place went to Fabio Quartararo, ahead of Francesco Panaya in fifth, Paul Espargaro in sixth, Valentino Rossi in seventh, Joan Mir in eighth, Brad Bender in ninth and Marc Marquez in tenth.