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Dovizioso leads 3rd practice

Barcelona, June 16: Italy’s Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) on Saturday led the third free practice of the Catalan Grand Prix in Barcelona, while Spain’s MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) missed an automatic Qualifying 2 spot for the first time since 2015.

Dovizioso set the fastest time, clocking one minute and 38.923 seconds, reports Efe.

Spain’s Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) came in second, ahead of third-placed Briton Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda).

Marquez missed the Q2 spot after suffering a fall, for the 10th time in the season, in the final minutes, fighting to get one of the best times in the category. IANS