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Italian MotoGP, Mugello - Friday practice (2)

1 July 2011

Spots of rain for most of the session meant slick tyres were only used in the final five minutes of FP2.

Four riders didn't set a time, and some didn't return after earlier wet tyre laps.

Pramac Ducati's Loris Capirossi is missing his home event after being injured in qualifying for last weekend's Assen round.

Dani Pedrosa is returning to MotoGP action, after missing the last three races due to a broken collarbone.

The Mugello circuit has been resurfaced for 2011.

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1. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Repsol Honda 1m 49.272s
2. Toni Elias ESP LCR Honda 1m 51.937s
3. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Marlboro 1m 52.550s
4. Alvaro Bautista ESP Rizla Suzuki 1m 54.497s
5. Randy de Puniet FRA Pramac Racing 1m 55.279s
6. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing 1m 58.334s
7. Hector Barbera ESP Mapfre Aspar 1m 58.748s
8. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1m 59.812s
9. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro 2m 6.386s
10. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN San Carlo Honda Gresini 2m 9.337s
11. Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2m 10.026s
12. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing 2m 26.938s

Fastest FP1 time:
Marco Simoncelli ITA Gresini Honda 1m 48.987s

2010 Italian Grand Prix (June 6):
Pole position:
Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda 1m 48.819s
Fastest race lap:
Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda 1m 49.531s