The circuit was soaking wet during warm-up with rain still falling.

Randy de Puniet and then Valentino Rossi both walked away from lowside falls under braking for the final chicane.

Monster Yamaha Tech 3's Colin Edwards is making his comeback from a broken collarbone, but team-mate Cal Crutchlow will miss his home race after breaking his collarbone in qualifying.

Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa, who suffered a similar injury at Le Mans last month, is also absent from today's race.

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1. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda Team 2m 19.071s
2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing 2m 19.499s
3. Marco Simoncelli ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini 2m 20.599s
4. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing 2m 21.672s
5. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Repsol Honda Team 2m 21.700s
6. Alvaro Bautista ESP Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 2m 23.564s
7. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing 2m 24.029s
8. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Marlboro Team 2m 24.497s
9. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro Team 2m 24.715s
10. Toni Elias ESP LCR Honda MotoGP 2m 26.723s
11. Hector Barbera ESP Mapfre Aspar Team 2m 27.112s
12. Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2m 27.224s
13. Loris Capirossi ITA Pramac Racing Team 2m 27.471s
14. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN San Carlo Honda Gresini 2m 29.370s
15. Randy de Puniet FRA Pramac Racing Team 2m 33.807s

Pole position: Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda 2m 2.020s

2010 British Grand Prix (June 20): Pole position: Jorge Lorenzo ESP Fiat Yamaha 2m 3.308s Fastest race lap: Jorge Lorenzo ESP Fiat Yamaha 2m 3.526s


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