Full MotoGP 'qualifying times' from the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang, round thirteen of the 2006 world championship.

With the qualifying session cancelled due to standing water, the best lap time set by each rider during the previous three free practice sessions was used to decided grid positions for Sunday's race.

All but Dani Pedrosa, Makoto Tamada, Alex Hofmann and Jose Luis Cardoso set their best free practice time during Saturday morning's third and final session.

1. Valentino Rossi ITA Camel Yamaha Team 2min 0.605 secs
2. Nicky Hayden USA Repsol Honda Team 2min 1.043 secs
3. Loris Capirossi ITA Ducati Marlboro Team 2min 1.167 secs
4. Kenny Roberts Jr USA Team Roberts 2min 1.898 secs
5. Dani Pedrosa SPA Repsol Honda Team 2min 2.021 secs (FP2)
6. Sete Gibernau SPA Ducati Marlboro Team 2min 2.181 secs
7. Randy de Puniet FRA Kawasaki Racing Team 2min 2.313 secs
8. John Hopkins USA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 2min 2.453 secs
9. Marco Melandri ITA Fortuna Honda 2min 2.560 secs
10. Casey Stoner AUS Honda LCR 2min 2.790 secs
11. Colin Edwards USA Camel Yamaha Team 2min 2.800 secs
12. Shinya Nakano JPN Kawasaki Racing Team 2min 2.832 secs
13. Makoto Tamada JPN Konica Minolta Honda 2min 2.918 secs (FP2)
14. Toni Elias SPA Fortuna Honda 2min 3.102 secs
15. Carlos Checa SPA Tech 3 Yamaha 2min 3.123 secs
16. Chris Vermeulen AUS Rizla Suzuki MotoGP 2min 3.285 secs
17. Alex Hofmann GER Pramac d'Antin MotoGP 2min 4.706 secs (FP2)
18. James Ellison GBR Tech 3 Yamaha 2min 5.023 secs
19. Jose Luis Cardoso SPA Pramac d'Antin MotoGP 2min 5.958 secs (FP2)

2006 Malaysian Grand Prix: Fastest practice time: Valentino Rossi ITA Camel Yamaha 2min 0.605secs

2005 Malaysian Grand Prix - 24/09/2005: Pole position: Loris Capirossi ITA Ducati Marlboro 2min 1.731secs Fastest lap: Nicky Hayden USA Repsol Honda 2min 2.993secs


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