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Sepang II MotoGP test times - Wednesday 12pm

29 February 2012

Testing began at 10am and concludes at 6pm.

Heavy rain began falling shortly after 12pm, sending all riders back to the pits.

Repsol Honda riders Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa - first and second on day one - plus fellow RCV riders Alvaro Bautista (Gresini) and Stefan Bradl (LCR) have not been on track. An official explanation is yet to be given.

Karel Abraham (Cardion AB Ducati) withdrew from the test on day one due to pain from shoulder and back injuries sustained at Jerez last week.

The second Sepang test finishes on Thursday evening, after which only one more official test (at Jerez) will remain before the start of the racing season.

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1. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing 2m 1.285s (19/20)
2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing 2m 1.293s (Lap 4/13)
3. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2m 1.522s (18/18)
4. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2m 1.695s (19/22)
5. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team 2m 1.748s (17/18)
6. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing 2m 1.989s (12/20)
7. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team 2m 2.130s (14/15)
8. Franco Battaini ITA Ducati Test Rider 2m 3.566s (14/19)
9. Colin Edwards USA Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 2m 5.816s (6/7)
10. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 7.813s (4/13)
11. Yonny Hernández COL Avintia (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 8.213s (10/11)

Fastest day one time:
Casey Stoner AUS Honda 2m 1.761s

Fastest Sepang I test times (Feb 2):
By manufacturer:
Casey Stoner AUS Honda 1m 59.607s
Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha 2m 0.198s
Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati 2m 0.824s
Colin Edwards USA Suter 2m 4.722s
Ivan Silva ESP FTR 2m 8.225s

Official Sepang MotoGP lap records:
Pole position:
Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 2m 0.518s (2009)
Fastest race lap:
Casey Stoner AUS Ducati 2m 2.108s (2007)


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