Luca Marini saw off Fabio Di Giannantonio in a Qatar MotoGP pole duel, as Ducati locked out the top six.
Luca Marini took pole position for MotoGP’s Qatar Grand Prix, narrowly defeating Fabio Di Giannantonio. Marini now holds the new lap record at the resurfaced venue. Di Giannantonio will join Marini on the front row, with Alex Marquez also qualifying on the front row. Pecco Bagnaia and Jorge Martin are set to start in fourth and fifth, followed by Johann Zarco. Marc Marquez came close to disrupting the Ducati domination. Aleix Espargaro, involved in an altercation with Franco Morbidelli, may lose his 10th place on the grid.