In the third free practice session, the best time is Maverick ahead of Marquez and Miller. The rain forces Rossi and Rins to the first stage of qualifying
The Rain is the host in the tests of the French GP to win the direct pass to Q2. Pass the turn, in order: Viñales (Yamaha), Marquez (Honda), Quartararo (Yamaha Petronas), Lorenzo (Honda), Dovizioso (Ducati), Petrucci (Ducati), Pol Espargaro (Ktm), Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia) , Nakagami (Honda Lcr) and Miller (Ducati Pramac). Instead they will play Q1 (at 2.10 pm) among others, in addition to Valentino Rossi, 14th after the first two sessions, including Morbidelli, Crutchlow and Rins.
In the wet of the morning the best is once again Viñales who places his Yamaha in front of everyone with a time of 1’42 ″ 498, renewing the duel with Marquez (Honda), 2nd at 0 ″ 180, and Miller, 3rd at 0 ″ 453 with the Ducati Pramac and always at ease in wet or wet asphalt conditions. Next, 4th Rins (Suzuki), then the revived Zarco with Ktm, Petrucci, Lorenzo, Pol Espargaro, Dovizioso and Rossi to close the top ten.