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French MotoGP, Le Mans - Free Practice (3) Results

Free Practice (3) results and direct Qualifying 2 line-up for the 2014 French MotoGP at Le Mans, round 5 of 18.
Danilo Petrucci is absent due to a broken wrist at Jerez, with his planned Ioda replacement Luca Scassa then breaking a femur in testing at Mugello.

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

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FP3:
1. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 1m 33.021s [Lap 22/22] 307km/h (Top Speed)
2. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 33.045s +0.024s [12/19] 306km/h
3. Pol Espargaro ESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)* 1m 33.241s +0.220s [17/22] 309km/h
4. Alvaro Bautista ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 33.250s +0.229s [18/21] 307km/h
5. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1) 1m 33.331s +0.310s [20/21] 308km/h
6. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 33.368s +0.347s [17/22] 308km/h
7. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 1m 33.449s +0.428s [14/21] 310km/h
8. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 1m 33.510s +0.489s [20/24] 307km/h
9. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 33.716s +0.695s [19/21] 311km/h
10. Andrea Iannone ITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 1m 33.784s +0.763s [6/23] 307km/h
11. Aleix Espargaro ESP NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 1m 33.851s +0.830s [10/15] 299km/h
12. Yonny Hernandez COL Pramac Racing (Desmosedici) 1m 34.209s +1.188s [16/19] 303km/h
13. Cal Crutchlow GBR Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 34.333s +1.312s [7/19] 308km/h
14. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 1m 34.382s +1.361s [18/23] 295km/h
15. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha) 1m 34.604s +1.583s [15/20] 301km/h
16. Nicky Hayden USA Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R) 1m 34.626s +1.605s [4/18] 293km/h
17. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (RCV1000R) 1m 35.727s +2.706s [5/16] 295km/h
18. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Racing (Avintia) 1m 36.014s +2.993s [16/18] 295km/h
19. Scott Redding GBR Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RCV1000R)* 1m 36.127s +3.106s [5/12] 290km/h
20. Mike Di Meglio FRA Avintia Racing (Avintia)* 1m 36.462s +3.441s [12/18] 292km/h
21. Broc Parkes AUS Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART)* 1m 36.513s +3.492s [13/14] 288km/h
22. Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART) 1m 37.117s +4.096s [18/19] 291km/h

Top 10 - Combined practice times:
1. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1)
2. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)
3. Pol Espargaro ESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)
4. Alvaro Bautista ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V)
5. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1)
6. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V)
7. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)
8. Andrea Iannone ITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici)
9. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)
10. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici)

Blue Name = 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 Name = Factory (with concessions) - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
Applicable to Factory entries by a manufacturer that did not achieve a dry win in 2013 (only Ducati) plus any new MotoGP manufacturers.
Same 24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze 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. If Ducati claims three wins they will also lose the softer rear tyre. All other concessions confirmed until start of single ECU era in 2016.
Red Name = Open - Full control ECU system, hardware and software.
24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and greater testing opportunities relative to Factory.
* Rookie

Fastest Friday time:
Marc Marquez ESP Honda 1m 33.452s (FP2)

Official Le Mans MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Dani Pedrosa ESP Honda 1m 32.647s (2008)
Fastest race lap:
Dani Pedrosa ESP Honda 1m 33.617s (2011)

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RaceFan26

May 17, 2014 11:01 AM

Jorge and Vale did put in more 33s but MM,s were much lower 33s. Did some calculations and average lap times of fast laps put were :- MM 1:33.791 JL. 1:33.913 VR. 1:34.083 JL and VR are much consistent but MM is faster.



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