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Tuesday 12pm MotoGP test times - Valencia

Valencia MotoGP test times as of 12pm on Tuesday, day one of testing.
Following Sunday's season-ending Valencia Grand Prix an official MotoGP test session is being held at the circuit on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The test is the first time that the new 1000cc bikes from Honda, Yamaha and Ducati have been on track at the same time. Bikes from the new 'Claiming Rule Team' (CRT) category are also present.

Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo is absent due to his finger injury.

1. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing 1m 33.561s (32 laps)
2. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Marlboro 1m 34.291s (19)
3. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda 1m 34.766s (10)
4. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing 1m 35.301s (11)
5. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1m 35.606s (27)
6. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing 1m 35.698s (19)
7. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1m 35.814s (9)
8. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda (800cc) 1m 37.041s (7)
9. Ivan Silva ESP BQR (CRT) 1m 39.365s (14)
10. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda 1m 40.423s (2)
11. Carmelo Morales ESP Team Laglisse (CRT) 1m 42.190s (5)
12. Gianluca Nannelli ITA Grillini Team (CRT) 1m 47.286s (4)
13. Franco Battaini ITA Ducati Marlboro 1m 51.702s (4)

Valencia MotoGP lap records:
Pole position:
Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 1m 31.002s (2006)
Fastest race lap:
Casey Stoner AUS Ducati 1m 32.582s (2008)

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November 08, 2011 12:19 PM
Last Edited 2053 days ago

@Ronni "If dovi cannot beat cruthlow at the test then it was all honda power and not dovi skill. Be interesting to see if dovi can get top 3 on the yamaha!!" Let's say you are correct Ronni. Does this mean that Stoner's, Pedrosa's, and Simoncelli's performances in 2011 were only down to "honda power"? And how do you explain it when one honda rider beats the other? How can this be down to "honda power" when they each have it? How do you reconcile this "honda power" 'advantage' with the apparent superior agility and handling of the Yamaha ridden by Lorenzo and Spies? Should that be ignored? As far as the top 3 goes, you do understand that Dovi is now on a satellite Yamaha, not a factory Yamaha like that ridden by Spies, right? How do you expect him to be in front of the factory Hondas, the factory Yamaha or the factory Ducati, when he is on a satellite bike? It happens every now and then, but it doesn't happen consistentlty. Why would you th

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November 08, 2011 11:56 AM

@ammar and rest Dovi is on the 800 at present to get a direct feel and comparison with his old Honda. See how he does when he gets on the 1000.

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