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22 days ago
By motogp.com

LATEST: MotoGP™ Saturday action cancelled due to weather

High winds in Australia have halted premier class qualifying, with Q1 and Q2 rescheduled for Sunday morning. Follow updates here...

16:53 - Pramac Racing's Francesco Bagnaia reacts on Twitter

16:35 - Race Direction Dorna Representative Loris Capirossi explains the decision to cancel Saturday's premier class qualifying

"The riders say the conditions are not safe enough"

16:20 - New time schedule for Sunday confirmed

16:00 - Jack Miller reacts to the cancellation

 

15:20 - Due to high winds on Saturday at the Pramac Generac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, MotoGP™ qualifying has been postponed until Sunday morning. FP4 was cut short as the premier class riders were called to Safety Commission, with the outcome being that the weather conditions were too unsafe to ride in.

Massive crash for Oliveira during FP4

15:02 - Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Tech 3) was blown off the track heading down into Turn 1 during FP4, which resulted in the Portuguese rider suffering a seriously fast, heavy crash. The red flags came out shortly after as the riders headed to the Safety Commission meeting, with Oliveira heading to the medical centre for a check-up. Thankfully, although bruised, the KTM man suffered no broken bones. The impressive rookie will be reviewed on Sunday morning before heading out on track. 

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