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Grid line-up - Japanese MotoGP.

Full MotoGP grid line-up for the Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi.

With qualifying cancelled due to heavy rain and surface water, grid order was decided by combined free practice times.

With Saturday's second practice session held in the wet, the fastest practice times were all set in Friday's session...

1. Valentino Rossi ITA Fiat Yamaha Team 1min 48.545 sec
2. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team 1min 48.601 sec
3. Jorge Lorenzo SPA Fiat Yamaha Team 1min 48.965 sec
4. Chris Vermeulen AUS Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1min 49.382 sec
5. Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1min 49.965 sec
6. Loris Capirossi ITA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1min 49.980 sec
7. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Repsol Honda Team 1min 50.030 sec
8. Marco Melandri ITA Hayate Racing Team 1min 50.123 sec
9. Toni Elias SPA San Carlo Honda Gresini 1min 50.209 sec
10. James Toseland GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1min 50.342 sec
11. Dani Pedrosa SPA Repsol Honda Team 1min 50.391 sec
12. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro Team 1min 50.393 sec
13. Yuki Takahashi JPN Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1min 50.404 sec
14. Sete Gibernau SPA Grupo Francisco Hernando 1min 50.538 sec
15. Alex de Angelis RSM San Carlo Honda Gresini 1min 50.601 sec
16. Randy de Puniet FRA LCR Honda MotoGP 1min 50.669 sec
17. Mika Kallio FIN Pramac Racing 1min 51.643 sec
18. Niccolo Canepa ITA Pramac Racing 1min 51.929 sec

2008 Japanese Grand Prix - 28/9/2008:
Pole position:
Jorge Lorenzo SPA Fiat Yamaha (M) 1min 45.543sec
Fastest race laps by manufacturer:
Ducati: Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro (B) 1min 47.091sec
Yamaha: Valentino Rossi ITA Fiat Yamaha (B) 1min 47.215sec
Honda: Dani Pedrosa SPA Repsol Honda (B) 1min 47.354sec
Suzuki: Loris Capirossi ITA Rizla Suzuki (B) 1min 47.800sec
Kawasaki: John Hopkins USA Kawasaki Racing (B) 1min 48.421sec


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Jonny H

April 25, 2009 11:10 AM

I feel bad for Mika Kallio,... He is alot better than 17th :? With more dry practice & qualifying, he would be alot higher in grid position!!?! He got 17th from one 45min dry practice session only :? Not enough time for a rookie, on new everything, to get setup correct! :rolleyes:



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