Qualifying took place in dry conditions.

1. Valentino Rossi ITA Fiat Yamaha Team (B) 1min 40.776 secs
2. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team (B) 1min 40.860 secs
3. Jorge Lorenzo SPA Fiat Yamaha Team (M) 1min 41.177 secs
4. Nicky Hayden USA Repsol Honda Team (M) 1min 41.271 secs
5. Ben Spies USA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP (B) 1min 41.464 secs
6. Randy de Puniet FRA LCR Honda MotoGP (M) 1min 41.492 secs
7. Andrea Dovizioso ITA JiR Team Scot MotoGP (M) 1min 41.744 secs
8. Dani Pedrosa SPA Repsol Honda Team (B) 1min 41.754 secs
9. Toni Elias SPA Alice Team (B) 1min 41.886 secs
10. James Toseland GBR Tech 3 Yamaha (M) 1min 41.897 secs
11. Colin Edwards USA Tech 3 Yamaha (M) 1min 41.934 secs
12. Alex de Angelis RSM San Carlo Honda Gresini (B) 1min 41.969 secs
13. Loris Capirossi ITA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP (B) 1min 42.305 secs
14. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Alice Team (B) 1min 42.405 secs
15. Chris Vermeulen AUS Rizla Suzuki MotoGP (B) 1min 42.551 secs
16. John Hopkins USA Kawasaki Racing Team (B) 1min 42.673 secs
17. Shinya Nakano JPN San Carlo Honda Gresini (B) 1min 42.732 secs
18. Marco Melandri ITA Ducati Marlboro Team (B) 1min 43.807 secs
19. Anthony West AUS Kawasaki Racing Team (B) 1min 43.931 secs

Fastest practice time: Toni Elias SPA Alice Ducati (B) 1min 43.708secs (FP3)

Indianapolis MotoGP test - 02/07/2008: Fastest lap: Niccolo Canepa ITA Bridgestone/Ducati Test Rider (B) 1min 43.0069secs*

* minor modifications to the track layout have been made since the test.