MotoGP: Will Johann Zarco take his first win tonight?

Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) gifted his home fans with a pole position for tonight’s race.

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) was not far behind and will start from P2.

Danilo Petrucci (Alma Pramac Racing) completes the front row for tonight’s HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France.

After a blistering MotoGP qualifying session yesterday at the HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France, there’s a huge possibility that Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) might take his first win in MotoGP. In front of his home crowd, the Frenchman will start tonight’s race in front of his home crowd.

It was a battle between Zarco and defending MotoGP world champion, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda). These two battled it out yesterday in Q2 but Zarco prevailed on his home grounds where he received his first MotoGP podium last season finishing in second place.

Joining him at the front row together with Marquez is the fastest Ducati of the week so far, Danilo Petrucci (Alma Pramac Racing). In the second row, Andrea Iannone (Team Suzuki Ecstar) leads the way while wearing the brand new HJC RPHA 11 Deadpool. Joining him is Ducati factory duo, Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo in P5 and P6 respectively.

Jack Miller (Alma Pramac Racing) qualified in seventh ahead of Movistar Yamaha duo, Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi. Completing the top 10 qualifiers is Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda). Our Malaysian rider, Hafizh Syahrin (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) again showed everyone that he’s the fastest MotoGP by qualifying in P14 for tonight’s race.

The Moto3 race will start at 5.00pm (local time) followed by Moto2 at 6.20pm and MotoGP at 8.00pm. Will Zarco triumph in front of his home fans or will Marquez disappoint the Frenchman once again by taking yet another win for the season? Our advice? Don’t forget to watch the race!

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