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Final MotoGP test times - Mugello

MotoGP lap times as of 6pm, at the end of Monday's post-race test session at Mugello.
Following Sunday's Italian MotoGP, a post-race test session was held back at the Mugello circuit on Monday.

Repsol Honda riders Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa debuted a 'completely new' RC213V, Ducati tried engine and chassis upgrades and Colin Edwards rode several different CRT machines as Forward Racing ponders a switch from Suter-BMW.

Yamaha's Ben Spies was not testing due to the sickness that he struggled with on Sunday. The PBM, Speed Master and Ioda CRTs were also not present.

Testing began at 10am, with a lunch break from 1-2pm.

Valentino Rossi, Dani Pedrosa and Stefan Bradl fell in the afternoon, but were unhurt.

Ducati are expected to stay at Mugello and continue testing for the next three days.

Round ten of the 2012 MotoGP World Championship takes place at Laguna Seca from July 27-29.

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1. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory (YZR-M1) 1m 47.435s (Lap 30/40)
2. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 47.549s (26/51)
3. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 47.551s (47/47)
4. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 47.746s (52/54)
5. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 47.750s (28/50)
6. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 47.775s (23/38)
7. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 48.060s (50/50)
8. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing (GP12) 1m 48.084s (24/25)
9. Alvaro Bautista ESP Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 48.530s (49/49)
10. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 48.565s (22/23)
11. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing (GP12) 1m 49.148s (25/31)
12. Aleix Espargaro ESP Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 49.547s (24/47)
13. Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 50.211s (63/70)
14. Randy De Puniet FRA Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 50.516s (41/44)
15. Michele Pirro ITA Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 1m 50.934s (59/60)
16. Franco Battaini ITA Ducati Test Rider (GP12) 1m 51.273s (23/23)
17. Colin Edwards USA Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 1m 51.997s (28/33)

* Edwards briefly rode Pirro's FTR-Honda and the FTR-Kawasaki of Yonny Hernandez, meaning those lap times may also be his (the timing transponder identifies the bike, not the rider).

Official Mugello MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Dani Pedrosa ESP Honda 1m 47.284s (2012)
Fastest race lap:
Dani Pedrosa ESP Honda 1m 47.705s (2012)

Best 2012 Mugello MotoGP race laps:
Honda: Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda 1m 47.705s
Yamaha: Jorge Lorenzo ESP Factory Yamaha 1m 47.795s
Ducati: Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team1m 48.179s
Aprilia (ART): Randy de Puniet GBR Aspar 1m 49.831s
FTR-Kawasaki: Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia 1m 50.922s
Ioda-Aprilia: Danilo Petrucci ITA IodaRacing 1m 51.678s
Suter-BMW: Colin Edwards USA Forward Racing 1m 52.420s
FTR-Honda: Michele Pirro ITA Honda Gresini NA




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juijuijui - Unregistered

July 16, 2012 5:18 PM

Rossi did 23 laps and that's it, he did the same time he did in the race. He never rode the bike again. That doesn't look good, maybe he hated the bike so much because they didn't lisen to him: "sweet power delivery". Looks like the "new engine" is the same abrupt & wild engine and the frame doesn't represent any advantage at all. What a familiar face coming from Ducati who's head is Preziosi, a dude that doesn't want to change anything rather than pilots.



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