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. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 55.302s
2. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 55.456s
3. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 55.674s
4. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 55.905s
5. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 56.114s
6. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing (GP12) 1m 56.163s
7. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 56.402s
8. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 56.535s
9. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 56.751s
10. Alvaro Bautista ESP San Carlo Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 56.771s
11. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 57.030s
12. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (GP12) 1m 57.223s
13. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 58.261s
14. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 1m 58.310s
15. Michele Pirro ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 1m 58.800s
16. Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 59.087s
17. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 59.169s
18. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing (Ioda-Aprilia CRT) 1m 59.517s
19. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 0.035s
20. Mattia Pasini ITA Speed Master (ART CRT) 2m 0.226s
21. James Ellison GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 2m 0.563s

Fastest FP1/FP2 time: Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda 1m 55.960s (FP2)

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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