Fabio Quartararo Surprises In Czech Republic


BRNO, Czech Republic — Petronas Yamaha SRT rider Fabio Quartararo made a late flyer payoff, grabbing the top spot during free practice for the Czech Grand Prix on Friday.

The Frenchman found himself 17thon the grid when he hit the track for a final run. The 20-year-old found 1.7 seconds from his previous lap and knocked point leader Marc Marquez from the top spot with a lap of 1:55.802.

Marquez wound up second, .023 seconds behind on his Repsol Honda.

Jack Miller was third for Pramac Racing with Andrea Dovizioso on a Ducati and Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales rounding out the top five.