Qatar is the first event of the new 1000cc MotoGP era and first to feature the new privateer 'Claiming Rule Team' (CRT) class.

The Losail round has a unique four-night format - practice began on Thursday, continues on Friday, with qualifying on Saturday, then warm-up and the race on Sunday.

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1. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 55.960s
2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 56.174s
3. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 56.648s
4. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 56.671s
5. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing (GP12) 1m 56.678s
6. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 56.697s
7. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 56.782s
8. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 56.814s
9. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 57.197s
10. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 57.274s
11. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (GP12) 1m 57.523s
12. Alvaro Bautista ESP San Carlo Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 57.668s
13. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 1m 58.801s
14. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 58.945s
15. Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 59.698s
16. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 59.997s
17. Michele Pirro ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 2m 0.231s
18. Mattia Pasini ITA Speed Master (ART CRT) 2m 0.373s
19. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing (Ioda-Aprilia CRT) 2m 0.404s
20. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 0.787s
21. James Ellison GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 2m 2.112s

Fastest Thursday time:: Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda 1m 56.474s

Official Qatar MotoGP records: Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha 1m 53.927s (2008) Fastest race lap: Casey Stoner AUS Ducati 1m 55.153s (2008)

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