Jorge Martin cleans up on Saturday with pole and #JapaneseGP Sprint victory, Johann Zarco 5th in Sprint

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Martin dominates the Saturday in Japan. First, he secures the pole position in the morning qualifying with an amazing time of 1:43.198. Then, in the Sprint, he had a flash start and sets the pace for all 12 laps. Today he was the master of Motegi. His teammate Johann Zarco also performs well. After a qualifying session that doesn’t do him justice (P10), he shines in the Sprint and finishes in fifth place.

Jorge Martin

I couldn’t be happier, Pole and Sprint today, I’m super satisfied. Together with the team, we’re doing an incredible job, and I can say we’re under a lucky star… but we deserve it.

Johann Zarco

I’m closing the day content, a good Sprint, we’ve finally found what we were looking for, and things went better. It’s a shame about the qualifying because we could have done better, and starting further up the grid would have obviously helped. But if I can start well like today, we have a chance to do well in the race tomorrow.

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