Michel Fabrizio sets the pace on the first day of Pirelli tyre testing at Kyalami, ahead of Yamaha rookie Ben Spies.

Shinya Nakano makes an impressive showing for series returnees Aprilia, just half a second off the pace; BMW are around two seconds adrift.

1. Michel Fabrizio Ducati Xerox 1min 41.204secs 66 laps
2. Ben Spies Yamaha Italia 1min 41.599secs 46 laps
3. Max Neukirchner Alstare Suzuki 1min 41.713secs 69 laps
4. Noriyuki Haga Ducati Xerox1min 41.730secs 31 laps
5. Yukio Kagayama Alstare Suzuki 1min 41.755secs 39 laps
6. Shinya Nakano Aprilia 1min 41.846secs 51 laps
7. Max Biaggi Aprilia 1min 42.446secs 29 laps
8. Ryuichi Kiyonari Ten Kate Honda 1min 42.744secs 62 laps
9. Troy Corser BMW 1min 42.975secs 33 laps
10. Ruben Xaus BMW 1min 43.274secs 41 laps
11. Carlos Checa Ten Kate Honda 1min 43.418secs 10 laps
12. Jonathan Rea Ten Kate Honda 1min 44.496secs 16 laps
13. Tom Sykes Yamaha Italia 1min 46.780 16 laps

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