Defending world champion Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati) was the fastest on Saturday during the first day of pre-season testing for the MotoGP World Championship at the Portimao (Portugal) circuit.

The start of the season in two weeks

He beat compatriot Luca Marini (Ducati VR46) and Spaniard Maverick Vinales (Aprilia). France’s Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha), 2021 world champion and last year’s vice-champion, took 8 points.H time.