Jorge Martin Leads the Way in Practice at Le Mans

May 11, 2024Ray Milton

Jorge Martin leads the pack on day one of the French GP weekend at Le Mans. The battle for the top spot did not come easy. The top three riders were separated by 0.187s in practice today in France. Francesco Bagnaia finished 2nd as he will attempt to take back the hold on the world championship’s top spot. Jorge Martin is currently 17 points clear of Bagnaia heading into the weekend. To be at the front now is a good sign Martin has what it takes this weekend to keep Bagnaia at bay. The pair have been the topic of social media in the last week regarding what fans perceives as a growing rivalry.

Pedro Acosta continues his stroke of brilliance with a P3 in practice. Acosta has turned the MotoGP scene upside down with his early season success. Another top 3 finish puts Acosta ahead for the weekend. Just behind by 3 tenths Maverick Viñales finished 4th with Fabio Di Giannantonio taking 5th place.

MotoGP Practice Results from Le Mans