Full Saturday free practice times from the Qatar Grand Prix, the first round of the 2009 MotoGP World Championship.

Casey Stoner, Valentino Rossi, Loris Capirossi and Jorge Lorenzo close at the front - Marco Melandri fifth for Hayate!

Qualifying takes place later tonight, when track temperatures will be cooler...

1.Casey StonerAUS Ducati Marlboro Team1min 56.310 sec
2.Valentino RossiITA Fiat Yamaha Team1min 56.406 sec
3.Loris CapirossiITA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP1min 56.598 sec
4.Jorge LorenzoSPA Fiat Yamaha Team1min 56.649 sec
5.Marco MelandriITA Hayate Racing Team1min 57.135 sec
6.Andrea DoviziosoITA Repsol Honda Team1min 57.290 sec
7.Chris Vermeulen AUS Rizla Suzuki MotoGP1min 57.576 sec
8.Colin Edwards USA Monster Yamaha Tech 31min 57.714 sec
9.Randy de PunietFRA LCR Honda MotoGP1min 57.971 sec
10.James ToselandGBR Monster Yamaha Tech 31min 58.125 sec
11.Alex de AngelisRSM San Carlo Honda Gresini1min 58.152 sec
12.Dani PedrosaSPA Repsol Honda Team1min 58.349 sec
13.Mika Kallio FIN Pramac Racing1min 58.361 sec
14.Toni Elias SPA San Carlo Honda Gresini1min 58.618 sec
15.Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro Team1min 59.226 sec
16.Yuki TakahashiJPN Scot Racing Team MotoGP1min 59.340 sec
17.Niccolo CanepaITA Pramac Racing1min 59.564 sec
18.Sete GibernauSPA Grupo Francisco Hernando2min 0.256 sec

Fastest Friday time:Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro 1min 57.053sec

2009 Qatar test - 3/3/2009:Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro 1min 55.744sec

2008 Qatar Grand Prix - 9/3/2008:Pole position: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Fiat Yamaha (M) 1min 53.927secFastest race laps by manufacturer:Ducati: Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro (B) 1min 55.153secYamaha: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Fiat Yamaha (M) 1min 55.528secHonda: Andrea Dovizioso ITA JiR Team Scot (M) 1min 55.559secKawasaki: John Hopkins USA Kawasaki Racing (B) 1min 56.491secSuzuki: Loris Capirossi ITA Rizla Suzuki (B) 1min 56.689sec