A back injury has kept Jorge Lorenzo out for a chunk of the MotoGP campaign and the Repsol Honda driver struggled on his comeback.
Three-time MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo has been linked with a move away from Repsol Honda, but Alberto Puig has cooled talk of an exit.
Jorge Lorenzo has been linked with a move back to a Ducati team, and Jack Miller believes there is some truth to those reports.
Ongoing recovery from a fractured backbone will see Jorge Lorenzo look to make his return to action at Silverstone next month.
Marc Marquez starts on the second row in Assen, where pole-sitter Fabio Quartararo is continuing his spectacular rookie season.
For the second MotoGP race running, Fabio Quartararo qualified at the front of the grid.
Jorge Lorenzo is out of the Dutch leg of the MotoGP season after fracturing a bone in his back when crashing out in practice at Assen.
After crashes at the Catalunya Grand Prix and a post-race test, Jorge Lorenzo again hit the gravel in FP1 at the Dutch TT.
Jorge Lorenzo took three riders out with him at the Catalunya Grand Prix and Jack Miller says he is "being a fool".
Jorge Lorenzo should know better than to force the issue on the second lap of a MotoGP race, according to Maverick Vinales.