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Spanish MotoGP, Jerez - Qualifying 2

4 May 2013

Cal Crutchlow, Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa all walked away from fast accidents during the intense 15 minute Q2 shootout.

Qualifying 2 contained the ten fastest riders after third practice, plus the top two riders from the Q1 session.

Karel Abraham, who had attempted to return from a broken right collarbone at Austin, has withdrawn from the remainder of the event. Pramac Ducati's Ben Spies is also missing in order to undergo further rehabilitation on his healing shoulder.

Ducati test rider and former Gresini CRT racer Michele Pirro is making his Desmosedici race debut as a wild-card this weekend.

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Q2:
1. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 38.673s
2. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 38.920s
3. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 38.971s
4. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 39.262s
5. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 39.300s
6. Alvaro Bautista ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 39.509s
7. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP13) 1m 39.654s
8. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 39.847s
9. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP13) 1m 39.848s
10. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 39.980s
11. Andrea Iannone ITA Energy T.I. Pramac Racing (GP13) 1m 40.087s
12. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 40.356s

Q1:
13. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 40.085s
14. Michele Pirro ITA Ducati Test Team (GP13) 1m 40.182s
15. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 40.466s
16. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 1m 40.654s
17. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing Project (Suter-BMW CRT)* 1m 40.852s
18. Bryan Staring AUS Go&Fun Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT)* 1m 41.324s
19. Claudio Corti ITA NGM Forward Racing (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 1m 41.513s
20. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 1m 41.536s
21. Yonny Hernandez COL Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 1m 41.779s
22. Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM CRT)* 1m 41.935s
23. Lukas Pesek CZE Came IodaRacing Project (Suter-BMW CRT)* 1m 43.220s
* Standard ECU.

Fastest practice time:
Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha 1m 38.975s (FP3)

Official Jerez MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha 1m 38.189s (2008)
Fastest race lap:
Dani Pedrosa ESP Honda 1m 39.731s (2008)

Fastest time during March pre-season test:
Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha 1m 39.511s (Day 3)


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