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Qualifying times - Laguna Seca MotoGP.

Full qualifying times from the US Grand Prix at Laguna Seca, round eight of the 2009 MotoGP World Championship.

Jorge Lorenzo and Casey Stoner both suffered huge highsides in the closing minutes and were taken to the medical centre.

Mika Kallio is absent due to a finger injury, while Gabor Talmacsi will be Scot Honda's only rider from this event onwards.

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1. Jorge Lorenzo SPA Fiat Yamaha Team 1min 21.678 sec
2. Valentino Rossi ITA Fiat Yamaha Team 1min 21.845 sec
3. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team 1min 21.910 sec
4. Dani Pedrosa SPA Repsol Honda Team 1min 22.113 sec
5. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Repsol Honda Team 1min 22.135 sec
6. Toni Elias SPA San Carlo Honda Gresini 1min 22.146 sec
7. Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1min 22.490 sec
8. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro Team 1min 22.540 sec
9. Chris Vermeulen AUS Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1min 22.633 sec
10. Loris Capirossi ITA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 1min 22.662 sec
11. Marco Melandri ITA Hayate Racing Team 1min 22.842 sec
12. Alex de Angelis RSM San Carlo Honda Gresini 1min 23.004 sec
13. Sete Gibernau SPA Grupo Francisco Hernando 1min 23.106 sec
14. Randy de Puniet FRA LCR Honda MotoGP 1min 23.147 sec
15. James Toseland GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1min 23.390 sec
16. Niccolo Canepa ITA Pramac Racing 1min 23.912 sec
17. Gabor Talmacsi HUN Scot Racing Team MotoGP 1min 24.528 sec


Fastest practice time:
Jorge Lorenzo SPA Fiat Yamaha 1min 21.799sec (FP2)

2008 US Grand Prix - 20/7/2008:
Pole position:
Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro (B) 1min 20.700sec
Fastest race laps by manufacturer:
Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro (B) 1min 21.488sec
Valentino Rossi ITA Fiat Yamaha (B) 1min 21.713sec
Chris Vermeulen AUS Rizla Suzuki (B) 1min 22.499sec
Nicky Hayden USA Repsol Honda (M) 1min 22.915sec
Jamie Hacking USA Kawasaki Racing (B) 1min 23.063sec



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pauly73

July 04, 2009 11:25 PM

lorenzo cracking under pressure.. weekend after weekend having to go head to head with rossi has finally taken it toll and it all started on the last corner pass by rossi at Barcelona. it not about going fastest on 1 lap it about being the fastest over the hole championship and thats why so many have failed. at least people can winge about lorenzo for a bit cos was sick of the stonergate

rudeboy - Unregistered

July 04, 2009 11:31 PM

Hope they are both OK, seems Lorenzo has some legit injuries that could prevent him for riding or at minimum affect his performance tomorrow. Valentino just seems to be an absolute genius when it comes on to knowing the limits of his equipment!!!! I guess thats why he is where he is.



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