2010 Estoril MotoGP FP1 Result - Session Lost To Rain

The first session of practice for the MotoGP class was almost completely lost to rain, with only the bravest souls venturing out onto the track. Hiroshi Aoyama was the only rider who actually posted a time, though Aleix Espargaro and Carlos Checa both went out, but they came straight back in again, though Checa did put in an entire lap near the end of the session.

Thunder and lightning added to the festivities, and the wind has picked up even further. It looks like the entire day could be lost to the weather at Estoril.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Diff Previous
1 7 Hiroshi AOYAMA HONDA 2'21.217    
Not qualified (Out 107%) 2'31.102
  71 Carlos CHECA DUCATI 37'47.795 35'26.578 35'26.578
  11 Ben SPIES YAMAHA      
  14 Randy DE PUNIET HONDA      
  19 Alvaro BAUTISTA SUZUKI      
  26 Dani PEDROSA HONDA      
  27 Casey STONER DUCATI      
  33 Marco MELANDRI HONDA      
  4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO HONDA      
  40 Hector BARBERA DUCATI      
  41 Aleix ESPARGARO DUCATI      
  46 Valentino ROSSI YAMAHA      
  5 Colin EDWARDS YAMAHA      
  58 Marco SIMONCELLI HONDA      
  65 Loris CAPIROSSI SUZUKI      
  69 Nicky HAYDEN DUCATI      
  99 Jorge LORENZO YAMAHA      
Round Number: 
17
2010
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Comments

Wow.. dont tell me the race control and Dorna are thinking.. for once..
this is great news for riders and fans..
now why carnt they be that foward thinking on 1000cc motogp bike or bring back 990's
and fuel to 25tlr with little elctronics.