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Qualifying - Malaysian MotoGP, Sepang

Full qualifying times from the Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang, round 16 of 18.
Avintia's Yonny Hernandez, who dislocated his collarbone last Sunday in Japan, has withdrawn from the remainder of the Malaysian weekend due to pain from his injury.

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1. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 2m 0.334s
2. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 0.528s
3. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 0.567s
4. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 0.811s
5. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 1.178s
6. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 2m 1.185s
7. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing (GP12) 2m 1.294s
8. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 2m 1.491s
9. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP12) 2m 1.526s
10. Alvaro Bautista ESP San Carlo Honda Gresini (RC213V) 2m 1.640s
11. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team (GP12) 2m 1.783s
12. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 2.842s
13. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 3.389s
14. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (GP12) 2m 3.774s
15. Michele Pirro ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 2m 4.152s
16. James Ellison GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 2m 4.515s
17. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing (Suter-BMW CRT) 2m 4.726s
18. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 2m 4.941s
19. Roberto Rolfo ITA Speed Master (ART CRT) 2m 5.100s
20. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 5.921s

Fastest practice time:
Dani Pedrosa ESP Honda 2m 1.186s (FP3)

Official Sepang MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 2m 0.518s (2009)
Fastest race lap:
Casey Stoner AUS Ducati 2m 2.108s (2007)

Fastest lap in 2012 pre-season testing:
Casey Stoner AUS Honda 1m 59.607s (February 2)

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Sheila - Unregistered

October 20, 2012 12:49 PM

The fact is that Stoner up to 2006 had rode aprilia and no japanese 'silky handling' bikes through his career aside from 2006 where he rode a honda and crashed it very very very often during theat season. He then as we all know moved to Ducati and gelled with it instantly. Rossi has almost always rode japanese machines and from moving from one characteristic to another (italian) he simply has not bonded with the riding requirements of the bike. People seem to forget that Rossi on the japanese machines ALWAYS cut it with Stoner, Lorenzo etc and it seems to come accross very childish and immature when silly dullard comments are posted. Nicky Hayden posted in an interview regarding Dovi joining next season and satated it will be a real "eye opener" from Dovi being used to honda and then yamaha especially as the way those manufacturers bikes ride to the way the "european" bikes ride are like chalk and cheese. Surely a MOTOGP champion knows better than any of "us nobodys on here"! G'day an

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