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San Marino MotoGP, Misano - Friday practice (1)

14 September 2012

Cold and damp conditions meant most manufacturer riders remained in the pits throughout.

Injured reigning MotoGP champion Casey Stoner is being replaced by World Superbike star Jonathan Rea, who is making his grand prix debut this weekend.

Nicky Hayden and Hector Barbera are returning from injury, while David Salom has replaced Ivan Silva for the rest of the season at Avintia.

The Ioda team is switching to a BMW-Suter machine from this weekend.

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1. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing (Suter-BMW CRT) 1m 43.178s
2. Michele Pirro ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 1m 43.327s
3. James Ellison GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 1m 45.730s
4. David Salom ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 46.886s
5. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 48.298s
6. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 48.409s
7. Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 48.553s
8. Mattia Pasini ITA Speed Master (ART CRT) 1m 50.482s
9. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 1m 53.064s
Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) No Time
Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) No Time
Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing (GP12) No Time
Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) No Time
Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (GP12) No Time
Alvaro Bautista ESP San Carlo Honda Gresini (RC213V) No Time
Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) No Time
Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) No Time
Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) No Time
Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team (GP12) No Time
Jonathan Rea GBR Repsol Honda (RC213V) No Time
Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) No Time

Official Misano MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Casey Stoner AUS Honda 1m 33.138s (2011)
Fastest race lap:
Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha 1m 33.906s (2011)