Dry, but cold session with spots of rain.

Cal Crutchlow and Stefan Bradl have been taken for medical checks after falling early in the session. Crutchlow has a suspected ankle injury and Bradl a possible hand injury.

Cardion AB Ducati's Karel Abraham is absent due to finger fractures in his left hand sustained during testing at Aragon.

Silverstone is the first event where the new specification front slick tyre becomes standard.

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1. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 3.941s
2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 2m 4.357s
3. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 2m 4.427s
4. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 2m 4.566s
5. Alvaro Bautista ESP San Carlo Honda Gresini (RC213V) 2m 4.886s
6. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 5.021s
7. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP12) 2m 5.114s
8. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing (GP12) 2m 6.377s
9. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team (GP12) 2m 6.548s
10. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 7.190s
11. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 7.359s
12. Michele Pirro ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 2m 7.846s
13. James Ellison GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 2m 8.564s
14. Mattia Pasini ITA Speed Master (ART CRT) 2m 8.695s
15. Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 9.275s
16. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing (Ioda-Aprilia CRT) 2m 9.643s
17. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 10.048s
18. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 2m 11.935s

Fastest Friday time: Casey Stoner AUS Honda 2m 4.791s (FP2)

Official Silverstone MotoGP records: Best lap: Casey Stoner AUS Honda 2m 2.020s (2011) Fastest race lap: Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha 2m 3.526s (2010)