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Austin MotoGP, Texas - Free practice (1)

Free practice times (1) from the inaugural MotoGP of the Americas at Austin, Texas, round 2 of 18.
This weekend's event marks MotoGP's race debut at the Circuit of the Americas.

The Repsol Honda, LCR Honda and Factory Yamaha Teams took part in a private test at the circuit in March, when rookie Marc Marquez led all three days.

Two American wild-cards are joining the grid this weekend: Blake Young with Attack Performance and Mike Barnes for GP Tech Suzuki. Both have also tested at the track.

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1. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 2m 8.756s
2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 2m 9.009s
3. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 2m 10.356s
4. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP13) 2m 10.665s
5. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP13) 2m 10.801s
6. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 2m 10.828s
7. Alvaro Bautista ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 2m 10.910s
8. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 11.232s
9. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 2m 11.929s
10. Ben Spies USA Ignite Pramac Racing (GP13) 2m 12.813s
11. Yonny Hernandez COL Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 2m 13.058s
12. Claudio Corti ITA NGM Forward Racing (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 13.321s
13. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 13.339s
14. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 13.694s
15. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 13.970s
16. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 14.530s
17. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (ART CRT) 2m 14.828s
18. Andrea Iannone ITA Energy T.I. Pramac Racing (GP13) 2m 14.859s
19. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing Project (Suter-BMW CRT)* 2m 16.465s
20. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 16.481s
21. Bryan Staring AUS Go&Fun Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT)* 2m 17.441s
22. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 17.685s
23. Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM CRT)* 2m 18.338s
24. Lukas Pesek CZE Came IodaRacing Project (Suter-BMW CRT)* 2m 18.684s
25. Blake Young USA Attack Performance Racing (APR-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 19.440s
26. Mike Barnes USA GPTech (BCL-Suzuki CRT) 2m 21.530s
* Standard ECU.

Fastest time during March MotoGP test:
Marc Marquez ESP Honda 2m 3.281s (Day 3)

Related Pictures

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Marc Marquez tests at Austin (pic: Repsol Honda).
Kyle Smith, Aegerter, Hook on Suzuka podium (pic: TSR)
Smith at Suzuka 8 Hours (pic: Yamaha)
Espargaro at Suzuka 8 Hours (pic: Yamaha)
Smith, Espargaro, Nakasuga celebrate Suzuka win (pic: Yamaha)
Smith, Espargaro, Nakasuga win Suzuka (pic: Yamaha)
Pol Espargaro at Suzuka 8 Hours (pic: Yamaha)
Bradley Smith tests for Suzuka (pic: Yamaha)
Pol Espargaro tests for Suzuka (pic: Yamaha)
Pol Espargaro tests for Suzuka (pic: Yamaha)
Smith, Espargaro, Nakasuga ready for Suzuka 8 Hours (pic: Yamaha)
Marc Marquez tests at Misano (pic: Honda)
Dani Pedrosa tests 2016 Honda (pic: Honda).
Bradley Ray (GBR), FTR Moto2, Moto2, [Credit: Bonnie Lane]
Marquez testing at Misano (pic: Honda)
Michale, Eugene and John Laverty, German MotoGP 2015
Eugene Laverty, German MotoGP 2015
Eugene Laverty, German MotoGP 2015

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April 19, 2013 5:28 PM

@Bsfdfds A MotoGp bikes beats a F1 car in a drag race, because it's bloody fast on the straight, however a F1 car beats a Motogp bike in the corners by far because it has 4 wheels and down force and thats logical. I find it strange you don't see this logic.

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