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2012 Assen MotoGP FP2 Result: Spies Leads Tightly-Packed Field

Ben Spies topped the timesheets in a thrilling afternoon session of free practice for the MotoGP class. After Jorge Lorenzo led the session early, the lead started swapping frantically in the last third of FP2, with Dani Pedrosa, Ben Spies and Nicky Hayden taking turns at the top. In the final moments, Ben Spies retook the lead, Cal Crutchlow's attempt falling just a few thousandths of a second short.

Behind the two Yamahas, Nicky Hayden put the factory Ducati into 3rd spot, ahead of the San Carlo Gresini Honda of Alvaro Bautista. Lorenzo ended the day in 5th, a couple of tenths quicker than the Repsol Honda of Dani Pedrosa. Andrea Dovizioso took 7th, just ahead of Valentino Rossi and Hector Barbera, while Casey Stoner, who spent most of the session in the pits, rounds out the top ten, just over four tenths behind Spies.


2012 Assen Moto3 FP2 Result: Vinales Sets The Pace


2012 Assen Moto2 FP1 Result: Espargaro Dominates First Practice

Pol Espargaro has got his weekend at Assen off to a flying start, the HP Tuenti Pons team rider dominating the first session of free practice for the Moto2 class. Espargaro had a gap over over half a second for most of the session, with only Andrea Iannone getting anywhere near towards the end. Tito Rabat took 3rd spot, over eight tenths off the time of his teammate, while Thom Luthi ended the session in 4th, ahead of Claudio Corti and Marc Marquez. Scott Redding took 7th place, ahead of a brace of FTRs, Alex de Angelis' Forward Racing team having abandoned the Suter for the FTR from Assen onwards, the man from San Marino finishing ahead of Simone Corsi.


2012 Assen MotoGP FP1 Result: Lorenzo Takes Top In Final Minutes

Jorge Lorenzo ended the first session of free practice for the MotoGP class at Assen on top of the timesheets, squeaking ahead of Casey Stoner as the session ended. Stoner had dominated for much of the session, but the Yamahas closed the gap as FP1 drew to a close. In the end, Lorenzo took a slim lead over the Australian. Stoner's Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa also slipped through ahead of Stoner to take 2nd, leaving the Australian in 3rd. 

Ben Spies posted a respectable 4th fastest time, at the track where he secured his first and so far only victory in MotoGP. Nicky Hayden put the factory Ducati in 5th, three quarters of a second behind Lorenzo, and just ahead of Alvaro Bautista on the San Carlo Gresini Honda. Hector Barbera took 7th on the Pramac Ducati, following Andrea Dovizioso around to end ahead of the Italian, forcing Dovizioso down into 8th, just ahead of Monster Tech 3 Yamaha teammate Cal Crutchlow. Valentino Rossi rounds out the top 10, just under a second slower than Lorenzo.


2012 Assen Moto3 FP1 Result: Cortese Leads Kent And Moncayo


2012 Silverstone MotoGP Race Result: Impressive Victory After Hard-Fought Battle

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2012 Silverstone Moto2 Race Result: Dominant Victory And Hard Podium Battle

Results and summary of the Moto2 race at Silverstone:

2012 Silverstone Moto2 Warm Up Result: Marquez And Espargaro


2012 Silverstone MotoGP Qualifying Practice Result: Late Shower Throws Up Surprise Polesitter

Results and summary of qualifying for the MotoGP class at Silverstone: