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Dutch MotoGP, Assen - Free practice (3)

Free practice times (3) from the Dutch MotoGP at Assen, round 7 of 18.
Drying track. Marc Marquez walked away from a big highside after being the first to switch to slick tyres.

Reigning MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo fractured his left collarbone in a fall during wet Thursday practice.

Hiroshi Aoyama, injured at Catalunya, is being replaced at Avintia by team test rider Ivan Silva. Pramac's Ben Spies continues to be side-lined by his healing shoulder and is again replaced by Ducati test rider Michele Pirro.

The top ten riders after FP3 (combined times) will receive direct access to the second and final part of this afternoon's qualifying session.

Assen is a Saturday race.

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FP3:
1. Alvaro Bautista ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 40.029s
2. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 40.223s
3. Michele Pirro ITA Ignite Pramac Racing (GP13) 1m 45.601s
4. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 1m 46.724s
5. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 46.761s
6. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 46.981s
7. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP13) 1m 47.014s
8. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP13) 1m 47.027s
9. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 47.055s
10. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (ART CRT) 1m 47.782s
11. Yonny Hernandez COL Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 1m 48.067s
12. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 48.167s
13. Andrea Iannone ITA Energy T.I. Pramac Racing (GP13) 1m 48.396s
14. Claudio Corti ITA NGM Forward Racing (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 1m 48.495s
15. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 48.822s
16. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 48.976s
17. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing Project (Suter-BMW CRT)* 1m 49.066s
18. Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART CRT)* 1m 49.259s
19. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 1m 49.312s
20. Bryan Staring AUS Go&Fun Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 1m 49.637s
21. Lukas Pesek CZE Came IodaRacing Project (Suter-BMW CRT)* 1m 50.501s
22. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 50.830s
23. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 1m 52.118s
* Standard ECU.

Top 10 Riders - Combined Free Practice times:
1. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1)
2. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)
3. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)
4. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1)
5. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)
6. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT)
7. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V)
8. Alvaro Bautista ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V)
9. Michele Pirro ITA Ducati Test Team (GP13)
10. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)

Fastest Friday time:
Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha 1m 35.263s

Official Assen MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Casey Stoner AUS Honda 1m 33.713s (2012)
Fastest race lap:
Dani Pedrosa ESP Honda 1m 34.548s (2012)




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Motojunky

June 28, 2013 11:09 AM

Yeah guys you nailed it. Really important to cut super good times in wet practice. Especially when 2 of the top 3 have sustained injuries trying to do that. And how long has Rossi been riding? Smart thing to do not overstepping the mark in the wet. But what would Rossi know. lol. Go Rossi.



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