Motorcycling-Bagnaia on pole as Ducati dominate French Grand Prix qualifying


MotoGP - Qatar Grand Prix - Losail International Circuit, Lusail, Qatar - March 6, 2022 Ducati Lenovo's Francesco Bagnaia on the grid before the race REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari/File Photo

LE MANS, France (Reuters) -Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia claimed pole position for the French Grand Prix after he finished on top in Saturday's qualifying session, while world champion Fabio Quartararo of Yamaha could only manage fourth place on the grid in front of his home fans.

The Italian was fastest at Le Mans, posting a new lap record of 1 minute 30.450 seconds, 0.069 seconds ahead of team mate Jack Miller as Ducati dominated the last qualifying session.

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