Pol Espargaro dominant for KTM in FP2, erratic Quartararo down in 14th

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Pol Espargaro gives KTM the overnight advantage at home heading into FP3 and Qualifying for the Styrian MotoGP but leader Fabio Quartararo struggles down in 14th
Pol Espargaro rewarded his homegrown KTM team the overnight advantage heading into Saturday's all-important FP3 and Qualifying sessions for the Styrian MotoGP, the Spaniard outclassing his rivals all afternoon around the Austrian venue.

Eager to bounce back from last weekend's high promise-low outcome result on Sunday when he collided with KTM counterpart Miguel Oliveira, Espargaro is nonetheless framing himself as a rider capable of loosening the Ducati stronghold at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday.

Indeed, after moving to the head of the FP2 timesheets early on, Espargaro simply chipped away at his benchmark to end the day with a 1m 23.638secs, which in turn improved upon Jack Miller's FP1…
Ollie Barstow
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