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The Curious Case Of The Phillip Island Day 3 Times

I posted an item earlier about the times set at Phillip Island on day 3 of testing. The times I had posted, and which I had based my brief analysis on, came from Italian site Motograndprix.it. I then received an e-mail from one of my readers asking me about those times, as they were different from the times he'd seen on other sites, such as Crash.net, or Cycle News. So I checked them out.

Here are the times from MotoGrandPrix.it, once again:

01- Nicky Hayden - Honda RC212V - 1'29.52
02- Dani Pedrosa - Honda RC212V - 1'29.70
03- Loris Capirossi - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1'30.14
04- Casey Stoner - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1'30.20
05- Alex Hofmann - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1'30.21
06- Chris Vermeulen - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 1'30.34
07- Alex Barros - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1'30.43
08- Carlos Checa - Honda RC212V - 1'30.46
09- Toni Elias - Honda RC212V - 1'30.56
10- Marco Melandri - Honda RC212V - 1'30.80
11- John Hopkins - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 1'30.80
12- Shinya Nakano - Honda RC212V - 1'30.97
13- Kenny Roberts Jr - KR Honda KR212V - 1'31.10

And here are the times from Cycle News (which are the same as the times on the MotoGP.com home page:

1. Nicky Hayden- Repsol Honda 1:29.52
2. Dani Pedrosa-Repsol Honda 1:29.72
3. Loris Capirossi-Ducati Marlboro 1:30.149
4. Casey Stoner-Ducati Marlboro 1:30.206
5. Alex Hofmann-Pramac d’Antin Ducati 1:30.21
6. Alex Barros-Pramac d’Antin Ducati 1:30.43
7. Carlos Checa-Honda LCR 1:30.46
8. Toni Elias-Gresini Honda 1:30.56
9. Chris Vermeulen- Rizla Suzuki 1:30.72
10. Marco Melandri-Gresini Honda 1:30.80
11. John Hopkins- Rizla Suzuki 1:30.80
12. Shinya Nakano-Konica Minolta Honda 1:30.97
13. Kenny Roberts JR-Team Roberts 1:31.10

One or two things strike me straight away:

  • Dani Pedrosa went 0.02 seconds faster, according to the Italians;
  • Loris Capirossi's time was rounded down, rather than up, as it should have been;
  • Chris Vermeulen went 0.3 seconds slower, according to Cycle News.

I later received the Suzuki press release about the Phillip Island test, and they mention that Vermeulen put in a fastest lap of 1'30.30, or 0.04 faster than Motograndprix.it claimed, and 0.42 seconds faster than Cycle News said, and they claimed that John Hopkins rode a 1'30.60, or 0.2 seconds faster than his time recorded elsewhere, and faster than Marco Melandri's time.

This is what makes testing so fascinating, and so frustrating: So much of the times recorded are smoke and mirrors, and uncheckable. It makes for great speculation, but poor analysis. Not that we will let that stop us, but it means that you, the reader should take everything you read with a pinch of salt. Once we get to the official Irta tests, which release official timing, then we'll start to get the cold, hard facts. until then, Caveat Emptor.

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Phillip Island Testing, Day 3 Times

Testing finished today at Phillip Island in Australia with a return to form for reigning World Champion Nicky Hayden. He put in the fastest time of the entire three-day test on his Repsol Honda RC212V, setting a time of 1:29.52, just half a second of his track record 1:29.02 pole record at September's race. Team mate Dani Pedrosa even managed to beat the time he set aboard the 990cc RC211V during qualifying by 0.3 seconds.

The Ducatis followed the Repsol Honda pair, with factory Ducati riders Loris Capirossi and Casey Stoner finally managing to go faster than the Pramac d'Antin satellite bikes. The surprise of the session was that Alex Hofmann was faster than his team mate Alex Barros by 0.2 seconds. Sandwiched between the Pramac pair was Suzuki's Chris Vermeulen, having set a personal fastest lap round his home circuit of 1:30.34. Carlos Checa headed up the posse of satellite Hondas who followed Barros.

Comparing the times set during the tests to the times set during qualifying practice at Phillip Island provides some interest insights. Where Hayden, Melandri, Checa and Stoner were slower on their new 800 bikes, several riders were faster. Dani Pedrosa was 3/10ths quicker, but was riding injured during last year's race weekend. Loris Capirossi wasn't injured, though, and he managed to improve by 2/10ths on the time he set in September.

The big surprise, though, is once again the Suzukis. Although the GSV-Rs of Hopkins and Vermeulen are way down the timesheets at this test session, where previously they had led, when you compare their times with those set in September, they have shown significant progression. Hopkins took over 0.3 seconds off his qualifying time, and Chris Vermeulen was nearly a full second faster than the 1:31.288 he set during qualifying in September.

The most disappointed riders must be Shinya Nakano and Kenny Roberts Jr. In a worrying repeat of Makoto Tamada's experience with the Michelins, Nakano has struggled for front end confidence since switching from Bridgestone rubber. And Kenny Roberts Jr is having to work very hard to test chassis to get the KR212V working. Kenny Jr was 1.5 seconds slower this test than in September.

Testing resumes next week in Sepang, where Yamaha will rejoin the tests, but Suzuki will be absent.

01- Nicky Hayden - Honda RC212V - 1:29.52
02- Dani Pedrosa - Honda RC212V - 1:29.70
03- Loris Capirossi - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.14
04- Casey Stoner - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.20
05- Alex Hofmann - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.21
06- Chris Vermeulen - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 1:30.34
07- Alex Barros - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.43
08- Carlos Checa - Honda RC212V - 1:30.46
09- Toni Elias - Honda RC212V - 1:30.56
10- Marco Melandri - Honda RC212V - 1:30.80
11- John Hopkins - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 1:30.80
12- Shinya Nakano - Honda RC212V - 1:30.97
13- Kenny Roberts Jr - KR Honda KR212V - 1:31.10

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Phillip Island Testing, Day 2 Times

Ducati continued to dominate the second day of testing at Phillip Island. And once again, it's not the factory bikes of Loris Capirossi and Casey Stoner who are fastest, but the satellite Pramac d'Antin bike of Alex Barros. Honda have managed to close the gap left yesterday, with Dani Pedrosa being the fastest RC212V rider on Wednesday, setting the 4th fastest time, ahead of the slowest Ducati rider, Alex Hofmann.

Reigning world champion Nicky Hayden heads up a gaggle of Hondas, with Chris Vermeulen taking fastest Suzuki honors. Suzuki, the team to beat at previous tests, seem to have found some improvement from yesterday, having narrowed the gap a little. But they are still a surprisingly long way behind the field, having shown the way in Sepang, Jerez and Valencia.

Testing finishes up on Thursday.

01- Alex Barros - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.01
02- Loris Capirossi - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.34
03- Casey Stoner - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.39
04- Daniel Pedrosa - Honda RC212V - 1:30.45
05- Alex Hofmann - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.60
06- Nicky Hayden - Honda RC212V - 1:30.61
07- Marco Melandri - Honda RC212V - 1:30.74
08- Carlos Checa - Honda RC212V - 1:30.84
09- Chris Vermeulen - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 1:31.19
10- Shinya Nakano - Honda RC212V - 1:31.35
11- Toni Elias - Honda RC212V - 1:31.40
12- Kenny Roberts Jr - KR Honda KR212V - 1:31.55
13- John Hopkins - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 1:31.65

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Phillip Island Testing, Day 1 Times

MotoGP testing resumed to day at the Phillip Island track in Australia. And once again, the times showed up a bunch of surprises. Biggest surprise of all is the name of the fastest rider: Aboard the bike which seemed to be permanently lodged at the very tail end of the field in 2006, it was Alex Barros who set the day's fastest time, with a 1:30.6. Good tires and a great rider really can make a huge difference, as the d'Antin Ducati was absolutely nowhere last year.

Second fastest is yet another satellite rider: Marco Melandri on the Gresini Honda RC212V. Behind Melandri, the works riders were led by Loris Capirossi on the Ducati, ahead of Nicky Hayden on the Honda. Dani Pedrosa set a 5th fastest time, ahead of local hero Casey Stoner.

Even before the test had started, the Suzuki team had emphasized the fact that Phillip Island is a poor track for them, and the times today bear that out. John Hopkins is fastest, with a 1:31.8, over a second slower than Barros, and Chris Vermeulen is 2nd to last, 0.2 seconds slower. Whether this was just circumstances, or a something more serious remains to be seen over the next few days.

Yamaha, Kawasaki and Ilmor are all absent, having chosen to perform their testing elsewhere.

01- Alex Barros - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.60
02- Marco Melandri - Honda RC212V - 1:30.70
03- Loris Capirossi - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:30.70
04- Nicky Hayden - Honda RC212V - 1:31.18
05- Daniel Pedrosa - Honda RC212V - 1:31.29
06- Casey Stoner - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:31.40
07- Alex Hofmann - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 1:31.50
08- Carlos Checa - Honda RC212V - 1:31.80
09- John Hopkins - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 1:31.80
10- Kenny Roberts Jr - KR Honda KR212V - 1:31.90
11- Toni Elias - Honda RC212V - 1:32.00
12- Chris Vermeulen - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 1:32.00
13- Shinya Nakano - Honda RC212V - 1:32.23

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Sepang Testing, Day 3, Preliminary Results

Testing concluded today at Sepang, and the picture created during the first two days has shifted a little. Where previously the Suzukis dominated, today it was Valentino Rossi's turn to shine. The Doctor set a blistering pace, just 0.3 seconds off his pole position set in September. John Hopkins set the 2nd time, less than a tenth slower than Rossi, showing the Suzukis are still well in contention. Chris Vermeulen's 5th time confirms this impression.

Between the two Suzukis are two bikes which had been looking a little lost for pace on the first two days: Loris Capirossi set the 3rd time on the factory Ducati, ahead of Dani Pedrosa on the Honda, who so far had failed to live up to the expectations as HRC favorite.

Behind Vermeulen's Suzuki is another surprise package. Randy de Puniet is forcibly removing any doubts that may have lingered about Kawasaki's progress over the winter, setting an excellent 6th fastest time. Reigning world champion Nicky Hayden is 7th fastest, ahead of Yamaha's Colin Edwards and Casey Stoner on the other Ducati. The customer Hondas have moved up the standings a little, and the d'Antin Ducatis have dropped down the standings.

All in all, some interesting shifts. What is clear, however, is that the qualifiers went on today. With the new tire restrictions coming into force this season, the value of qualifying tires will diminish, but they remain a useful tool for learning how a bike reacts when pushed to the very limit.

Testing continues next week at Phillip Island, Australia.

1. Valentino Rossi - Yamaha Racing 2’00.936
2. John Hopkins - Rizla Suzuki 2’01.026
3. Loris Capirossi - Ducati MotoGP 2’01.274
4. Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda 2’01.664
5. Chris Vermeulen - Rizla Suzuki 2’01.691
6. Randy De Puniet - Kawasaki Racing 2’01.878
7. Nicky Hayden - Repsol Honda 2’01.884
8. Colin Edwards - Yamaha Racing 2’02.266
9. Casey Stoner - Ducati MotoGP 2’02.407
10. Marco Melandri - Honda Gresini 2’02.489
11. Carlos Checa - Honda LCR 2’02.583
12. Alex Barros - Pramac d'Antin 2’02.630
13. Toni Elias - Honda Gresini 2’02.927
14. Alex Hofmann - Pramac d'Antin 2’03.040
15. Shinya Nakano - Konica Minolta Honda 2’03.077
16. Makoto Tamada - Yamaha Tech 3 2’03.308
17. Kenny Roberts JR - Team Roberts 2’03.330
18. Olivier Jacque - Kawasaki Racing 2’03.592
19. Shinichi Ito - Bridgestone MotoGP 2’03.973

Times from MotoGrandPrix.it once again.

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Sepang Testing, Day 2, Preliminary Results

The Suzukis continue to dominate on the second day of testing at Sepang. John Hopkins heads the timesheets once again, with team mate Chris Vermeulen not far behind. But today, they did not manage a one-two, as Colin Edwards squeezed his Yamaha between the American and the Australian. Behind Vermeulen, Alex Barros set a very respectable 4th time, confirming once again that the d'Antin package looks like being very competitive this year. Valentino Rossi is 5th, ahead of Loris Capirossi and another strong showing by Randy de Puniet.

The Hondas are down the timesheets again, though not quite as far as yesterday. Nicky Hayden was faster than team mate Dani Pedrosa for the second day running, with Marco Melandri the fastest satellite Honda today. Yesterday's surprise packages Kenny Roberts Jr and Makoto Tamada are well down the running order today.

The three-day test concludes tomorrow.

1. John Hopkins- Rizla Suzuki 2’01.806
2. Colin Edwards - Yamaha Racing 2’01.930
3. Chris Vermeulen- Rizla Suzuki 2’02.275
4. Alex Barros - Pramac d'Antin 2’02.538
5. Valentino Rossi - Yamaha Racing 2’02.619
6. Loris Capirossi - Ducati MotoGP 2’02.793
7. Randy De Puniet - Kawasaki Racing 2’02.806
8. Nicky Hayden - Repsol Honda 2’02.948
9. Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda 2’03.098
10. Casey Stoner - Ducati MotoGP 2’03.190
11. Marco Melandri - Honda Gresini 2’03.253
12. Shinya Nakano - Konica Minolta Honda 2’03.633
13. Carlos Checa - Honda LCR 2’03.681
14. Shinichi Ito - Bridgestone Test 2’03.700
15. Kenny Roberts JR - Team Roberts 2’03.800
16. Alex Hofmann - Pramac d'Antin 2’03.895
17. Toni Elias - Honda Gresini 2’04.124
18. Olivier Jacque - Kawasaki Racing 2’04.171
19. Makoto Tamada - Yamaha Tech 3 2’04.350
20. Sylvain Guintoli - Yamaha tech 3 2’04.892

Times from MotoGrandPrix.it.

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Sepang Testing, Day 1, Preliminary Results

Well, the winter is over, testing has resumed after the winter ban, and the MotoGP season is off and running. All of the teams except for Ilmor have returned to Sepang in Malaysia, as they continue to develop their bikes for the 2007 season opener in Qatar.

And the teams seem to have picked up where they left off, with very few changes. The Suzukis lead once again, with John Hopkins getting with 0.1 seconds of the lap record set by Loris Capirossi in September. Hopper heads up Suzuki team mate Chris Vermeulen, ahead of the Yamaha team mates Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards. This time, it's Nicky Hayden's turn to be fastest Honda, with Dani Pedrosa, who had been fastest at earlier tests, down in 8th. Capirossi is fastest Ducati, and Randy de Puniet is the big surprise, setting a fine 7th time. So far, Kawasaki have been singularly unimpressive in testing, suffering various catastrophic failures at previous tests, and setting times much more in line with Olivier Jacque's 19th time.

What must be most worrying for Honda, though, is that most of their riders finished so far down the running order. After Pedrosa, you have to look a long way down the list to find the remainder of the RC212V fraternity, with Makoto Tamada on the Dunlop-shod M1, and Casey Stoner and the d'Antin Ducatis between the Repsol Hondas and the rest. Even more worryingly, the first Honda after Pedrosa is Kenny Roberts Jr on the first outing of Team KR's new KR212V bike.

There's still a long way to go to Qatar, but so far, the season looks like being full of suprises.

01- John Hopkins - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 2'02.277
02- Chris Vermeulen - Suzuki GSV-R 800cc - 2'03.049
03- Valentino Rossi - Yamaha YZR M1 800cc - 2'03.184
04- Colin Edwards - Yamaha YZR M1 800cc - 2'03.337
05- Nicky Hayden - Honda RC212V - 2'03.413
06- Loris Capirossi - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 2'03.538
07- Randy De Puniet - Kawasaki ZX-RR 800cc - 2'03.542
08- Daniel Pedrosa - Honda RC212V - 2'03.620
09- Makoto Tamada - Yamaha YZR M1 800cc - 2'03.785
10- Casey Stoner - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 2'03.944
11- Alex Hofmann - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 2'04.003
12- Alex Barros - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 2'04.011
13- Kenny Roberts Jr - KR Honda KR212V - 2'04.088
14- Carlos Checa - Honda RC212V - 2'04.101
15- Shinya Nakano - Honda RC212V - 2'04.138
16- Marco Melandri - Honda RC212V - 2'04.270
17- Shinichi Itoh - Ducati Desmosedici GP7 - 2'04.641
18- Toni Elias - Honda RC212V - 2'04.710
19- Olivier Jacque - Kawasaki ZX-RR 800cc - 2'04.718
20- Sylvain Guintoli - Yamaha YZR M1 800cc - 2'07.403

Times taken from Motograndprix.it.

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Jerez MotoGP Test Day 3 - Times

Times are in from the final day of testing before the winter test ban starts on December 1st. I'll examine these times in more detail later, but here are a few notes:

  • Dani Pedrosa cracked the 1:39 bracket using qualifiers, but remains just under a second below the current pole record;
  • Rossi also used qualifiers to set his fast lap;
  • Melandri was fastest Bridgestone runner, ahead of the two Suzukis;
  • Nakano is also settling on to the Honda well, finishing ahead of Colin Edwards, who packed in after lunch;
  • Alex Barros finished ahead of the works Ducati riders, proving that the d'Antin Ducati is going to be much more competitive this year. Stoner and Capirossi seem to be struggling with the new electronics;
  • Jeremy McWilliams broke his leg in a crash with the Ilmor. He is due to be operated on this evening, to have a pin inserted in his thigh, to hold the bone together. How this will affect his chances of getting he Ilmor ride is unknown.

1 Dani Pedrosa (SPA) Honda, 1:39.910
2 Valentino Rossi (ITA) Yamaha, 1:40.123
3 Marco Melandri (ITA) Honda, 1:40.524
4 Chris Vermeulen (AUS) Suzuki, 1:40.766
5 John Hopkins (USA) Suzuki, 1:41.049
6 Shinya Nakano (JPN) Honda, 1:41.142
7 Colin Edwards (USA) Yamaha, 1’41.254
8 Alex Barros (BRA) Ducati, 1:41.276
9 Loris Capirossi (ITA) Ducati, 1:41.492
10 Casey Stoner (AUS) Ducati, 1:41.595
11 Tadayuki Okada (JPN) Honda Test Rider, 1:43.392
12 Vittoriano Guareschi (ITA) Ducati Test Rider, 1:44.071
13 Jeremy McWilliams (GBR) Ilmor, 1:44.661
14 Andrew Pitt (AUS) Ilmor, 1:44.983

Fastest race lap for each of the manufacturers from the 2006 Spanish GP in March:
Ducati: Loris Capirossi 1:41.248
Honda: Dani Pedrosa 1:41.297
Suzuki: John Hopkins 1:41.598
Kawasaki: Shinya Nakano 1:42.017
Yamaha: Carlos Checa 1:42.161

Lap record:
2005, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha, 1.40.596

Pole record:
2006, Loris Capirossi, Ducati, 1:39.064

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Jerez MotoGP Test - Day 2 - Final Times

Testing continued at Jerez this afternoon, the weather finally having decided to play along. Valentino Rossi made good use of the balmy conditions to get within a hair of his own lap record, just 0.1 seconds ahead of Honda rival Dani Pedrosa. With Colin Edwards 3rd fastest, albeit 3/10ths behind, Yamaha looks set to be in a strong position when the season starts. Behind Edwards, the Suzuki pairing of Hopkins and Vermeulen are once again showing their strength, with less than 2/100ths of a second between the two of them. The works Ducati team follow the Suzukis, Casey Stoner leading team Loris Capirossi, while the Marco Melandri and Shinya Nakano, the next Honda riders, only managed to get within 2 seconds of Rossi's fastest time. MotoGP's prodigal son Alex Barros had his first outing on the 800cc Ducati, putting in a very respectable time, considering this was his first full day on the bike. The Ilmors trail the field once again, with Jeremy McWilliams and Andrew Pitt testing with a view to securing a full-time ride for the 2007 season.

It's difficult to draw conclusions from the released test times, with no official timing being available, and the numbers being consequently in some doubt, but a few things stand out. First of all, the number of laps Valentino Rossi put in. 82 laps is a huge number, equating to 3 full race lengths. It's obvious he is making sure his excursions into WRC won't interfere with the development of the M-whatever-number-they-decide-to-call-it. There's also a huge difference between Pedrosa and the customer Hondas. That's probably not too much of a surprise, as the Honda is at the center of a frantic effort at the moment, as complaints about a lack of power have been widespread, and the factory Repsol Honda team will be the first to get new parts. And then of course there's the Suzukis. So far, they've been impressive in all of the pre-season tests this year. But if you bear in mind that the 990 Suzuki always had excellent corner speed, and the new 800 class is expected to be all about corner speed, it's not such a big surprise after all.

Testing at Jerez wraps up tomorrow, with conditions expected to be slightly less favorable, the temperatures lower, though remaining dry.

1.  Rossi (Yamaha) 1:40.688 (82 laps)
2.  Pedrosa (Honda) 1:40.799 (61)
3.  Edwards (Yamaha) 1:41.186 (48)
4.  Hopkins (Suzuki) 1:41.205 (60)
5.  Vermeulen (Suzuki) 1:41.619 (56)
6.  Stoner (Ducati) 1:41.702 (43)
7.  Capirossi (Ducati) 1:42.244 (34)
8.  Melandri (Honda) 1:42.469 (45)
9.  Nakano (Honda) 1:42.528 (63)
10. Barros (Ducati) 1:43.182 (63)
11. Okada (Honda) 1:43.316 (59)
12. Guareschi (Ducati) 1:44.449 (49)
13. McWilliams (Ilmor) 1:45.265 (27)
14. Pitt (Ilmor) 1:47.110 (35)

Fastest race lap for each of the manufacturers from the 2006 Spanish GP in March:
Ducati: Loris Capirossi 1:41.248
Honda: Dani Pedrosa 1:41.297
Suzuki: John Hopkins 1:41.598
Kawasaki: Shinya Nakano 1:42.017
Yamaha: Carlos Checa 1:42.161

Lap record:
2005, Valentino Rossi, Yamaha, 1.40.596

Pole record:
2006, Loris Capirossi, Ducati, 1:39.064

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2006 FP3 Donington Results

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The two MotoGP rookies led the timesheets again on Saturday morning. Casey Stoner quickest , ahead of Dani Pedrosa, who lead yesterday's practice sessions. Times are extremely fast, in the low 1:28 seconds bracket, but what is more impressive is that Pedrosa's 1:28.478 was set in the middle of an 11 lap run, which included 7 sub 1:29 second laps. The odds are good that the Donington lap record will fall tomorrow, possibly by a large margin.

Skipping yesterday's afternoon session seems to have done Loris Capirossi some good, as he ended up third. Surprisingly, the medical cases took places 3, 4 and 5, with Valentino Rossi fourth fastest, followed by Marco Melandri. There are still question marks over their endurance, but they should all be able to play at least some part in the race on Sunday. Kenny Roberts Jr improved on yesterday in 6th, followed by Colin Edwards and Nicky Hayden.

John Hopkins is down in 9th, failing to improve his time from yesterday. Randy de Puniet follows, ahead of Shinya Nakano and Makoto Tamada. Carlos Checa is consolidating on the improvements the Dunlops have made, in 13th, ahead of Chris Vermeulen and Alex Hofmann on the Bridgestones, with Tech 3 Yamaha team mate James Ellison in 16th ahead of Elias' replacement Michel Fabrizio. The Pramac d'Antin Ducati's trail the field, with Ivan Silva, filling in for Alex Hofmann, doing well to go faster than his team mate Jose Luis Cardoso.
 

 

1 27 STONER AUS HONDA 1'28.252    
2 26 PEDROSA SPA HONDA 1'28.478 0.226 0.226
3 65 CAPIROSSI ITA DUCATI 1'28.538 0.286 0.060
4 46 ROSSI ITA YAMAHA 1'28.779 0.527 0.241
5 33 MELANDRI ITA HONDA 1'29.048 0.796 0.269
6 10 ROBERTS JR USA KR211V 1'29.075 0.823 0.027
7 5 EDWARDS USA YAMAHA 1'29.076 0.824 0.001
8 69 HAYDEN USA HONDA 1'29.134 0.882 0.058
9 21 HOPKINS USA Suzuki 1'29.170 0.918 0.036
10 17 DE PUNIET FRA Kawasaki 1'29.397 1.145 0.227
11 56 NAKANO JPN KAWASAKI 1'29.418 1.166 0.021
12 6 TAMADA JPN HONDA 1'29.552 1.300 0.134
13 7 CHECA SPA YAMAHA 1'29.906 1.654 0.354
14 71 VERMEULEN AUS SUZUKI 1'29.954 1.702 0.048
15 66 HOFMANN GER DUCATI 1'30.544 2.292 0.590
16 77 ELLISON GBR YAMAHA 1'31.050 2.798 0.506
17 84 FABRIZIO ITA HONDA 1'31.883 3.631 0.833
18 22 SILVA SPA DUCATI 1'32.310 4.058 0.427
19 30 CARDOSO SPA DUCATI 1'32.442 4.190 0.132

 

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