Qualifying results and grid line-up for the Saturday Sprint and main Sunday race at the Qatar MotoGP at Lusail, round 19 of 20 in the 2023 world championship.
Johann Zarco and Alex Marquez qualified through Qualifying 1 to join the top ten riders in the Qualifying 2 session. Francesco Bagnaia holds the fastest lap record at Lusail MotoGP circuit, while Enea Bastianini has the fastest race lap. Bagnaia has a slim chance of winning the MotoGP title unless Jorge Martin makes a mistake. Both riders have received Official Warnings for low tyre pressure and will receive time penalties for further infringements. The Lusail circuit has undergone significant renovations, including resurfacing, and Michelin is offering additional tyre compounds due to the lack of track data. Pramac Ducati is set to become the teams’ world champions if they maintain a 100-point lead over Ducati Lenovo on Sunday. Alex Rins will once again be replaced by Iker Lecuona at LCR Honda.