Bagnaia: first Italian pole hat-trick hero since Rossi ’09

For the third time in a row in 2021, Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team) is on pole position as the Italian gets set to try and beat World Championship leader Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) at the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas. To get geared up for a super Sunday in Texas, get stuck into 10 facts that have emerged from qualifying.