Qualifying 1, for those outside the top ten after third free practice - including Cal Crutchlow and Pol Espargaro - will now get underway.
The official Honda, Yamaha and Ducati teams did not attend the recent Qatar test and thus started this weekend at a disadvantage.
World champion Marc Marquez is riding his first MotoGP laps since fracturing his leg in February. Pol Espargaro is back on track despite breaking his collarbone at the Qatar test on March 9.
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1. Bradley Smith
GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 55.427s
2. Marc Marquez
ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 55.432s | +0.005s
3. Aleix Espargaro
ESP NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 1m 55.459s | +0.032s
4. Dani Pedrosa
ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 55.540s | +0.113s
5. Andrea Iannone
ITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 1m 55.586s | +0.159s
6. Alvaro Bautista
ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 55.828s | +0.401s
7. Jorge Lorenzo
ESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 1m 55.919s | +0.492s
8. Andrea Dovizioso
ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 56.045s | +0.618s
9. Stefan Bradl
GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 56.164s | +0.737s
10. Valentino Rossi
ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 1m 56.206s | +0.779s
11. Cal Crutchlow
GBR Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 56.374s | +0.947s
12. Pol Espargaro
ESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 56.589s | +1.162s
13. Scott Redding
GBR Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RCV1000R) 1m 56.614s | +1.187s
14. Colin Edwards
USA NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 1m 56.676s | +1.249s
15. Hiroshi Aoyama
JPN Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 1m 56.713s | +1.286s
16. Nicky Hayden
USA Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 1m 56.836s | +1.409s
17. Yonny Hernandez
COL Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 1m 57.058s | +1.631s
18. Karel Abraham
CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (RCV1000R) 1m 57.194s | +1.767s
19. Hector Barbera
ESP Avintia Racing (Avintia) 1m 57.748s | +2.321s
20. Danilo Petrucci
ITA IodaRacing Project (ART) 1m 58.023s | +2.596s
21. Mike Di Meglio
FRA Avintia Racing (Avintia) 1m 58.297s | +2.870s
22. Michael Laverty
GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART) 1m 59.076s | +3.649s
23. Broc Parkes
AUS Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART) 1m 59.115s | +3.688s
Blue = Factory - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
20 litres of race fuel, 5 engine changes for the season. All engines identical throughout the year within the same team (development freeze).
Black = Factory (with concessions) - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
Currently only Ducati, but technically applicable to any Factory manufacturer that has not achieved a dry win the previous year, or any new MotoGP manufacturer.
24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes for the season. No engine development freeze, plus the same softer rear tyre allocation and extra testing opportunities as the Open category. Fuel to be reduced to 22 litres should Ducati achieve a race win, two second places or three (dry) podiums during 2014. If Ducati claims three wins this season they will also lose the softer rear tyre. All other concessions confirmed until start of single ECU era in 2016.
Red = Open - Full control ECU system, hardware and software.
24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes for the season. No engine development freeze, a softer rear tyre allocation and more testing opportunities relative to the Factory option.
Fastest FP3 time:
ESP Forward Yamaha 1m 54.773s
Official Qatar MotoGP records:
ESP Yamaha 1m 53.927s
Fastest race lap:
AUS Ducati 1m 55.153s
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