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Thursday 4pm MotoGP test times - Sepang II

MotoGP lap times as of 4pm on Thursday, during the third and final day of the second official Sepang test.
Testing began at 10am and concludes at 6pm.

Honda riders Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa, Alvaro Bautista and Stefan Bradl are returning to action after missing day two while HRC carried out engine checks following a problem on Pedrosa's bike.

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 first two days of testing were both interrupted by rain storms, but only odd drops have so far been reported on Thursday.

The third and final official pre-season test will be held at Jerez from March 23-25, when the full 21-rider grid - twelve manufacturer bikes plus nine CRTs - will be on track together for the first time.

CLICK HERE for pictures from the second Sepang test...

1. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda 2m 0.473s (Lap 26/30)
2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing 2m 0.877s (23/41)
3. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda 2m 1.115s (23/31)
4. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2m 1.315s (29/37)
5. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing 2m 1.432s (17/28)
6. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2m 1.454s (27/32)
7. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team 2m 1.550s (15/40)
8. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team 2m 1.609s (7/34)
9. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing 2m 1.623s (9/46)
10. Alvaro Bautista ESP San Carlo Honda Gresini 2m 1.640s (31/35)
11. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda 2m 1.856s (39/39)
12. Franco Battaini ITA Ducati Test Rider 2m 3.490s (38/39)
13. Colin Edwards USA Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 2m 3.681s (34/35)
14. Yonny Hernández COL Avintia (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 6.657s (29/34)
15. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 6.785s (33/38)

Fastest day two time:
Ben Spies USA Yamaha 2m 1.285s

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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JimmyJimmy

March 01, 2012 8:59 AM
Last Edited 883 days ago

"Before the nonsense starts, look at the lap times . The ducati doing laps under Stoners first day times" Wow. I've seen a lot of desperate attempts to try to justify the unjustifiable, but the quoted comment above is a beauty. If you have to go to that much trouble to try to make out things aren't that bad, things really are that bad. Utter desperation from some totally bewildered Rossi fans. TedG should be here soon to tell us how what we saw today was a step in the right direction for Rossi/Ducati :)



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