It looked that the Moto2 class may have gotten away with with wet track time, but a heavy shower in Qualifying saw a delay in developments on the timesheet. Morbidelli stole pole position from his teammate, Marquez in the final stages of the wet session.
What an eventful day it turned out to be regarding Moto2 Free Practice and Qualifying as many crashes and battles occured. Thomas Luthi broke his own record to claim pole ahead of the fifth round of the season in Le Mans.
Alex Marquez dominated at the Circuit de Jerez where the Moto2 class met for the first European round of the season, four rounds in. He was joined on the podium by rookie, Francesco Bagnaia and Miguel Oliveira.
Franco Morbidelli is on pole for the third time this season after the Moto2 class settled the grid positions after a day of Free Practice and Qualifying at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
Following in his brother's tyre tracks, Alex Marquez was making up from a late crash in Argentina and managed to dominate the timesheets at the Circuit of the Americas, where the Moto2 class are preparing for the third round of the 2017 season.