Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso leads opening practice for the Italian MotoGP, making full use of the team's recent private test at Mugello.

Team-mate Andrea Iannone has been diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his elbow - in addition to the dislocated left shoulder - after falling during the test.

Ducati development rider Michele Pirro is competing as a wild-card this weekend, while Aprilia's seamless shift gearbox is making its grand prix debut.

Aleix and Pol Espargaro have both undergone surgery since Le Mans: Aleix for a thumb ligament injury and Pol for arm pump problems.

Mugello has the fastest straight on the MotoGP calendar, with Andrea Iannone setting a new all-time official record of 349.6km/h (217.2mph) during last year's event...

1.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 47.893s[Lap 11/13]346km/h (Top Speed)2.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 47.926s +0.033s[16/17]340km/h3.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 47.940s +0.047s[16/17]346km/h4.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 48.028s +0.135s[12/18]343km/h5.Yonny HernandezCOLOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 48.304s +0.411s[17/19]344km/h6.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 48.325s +0.432s[15/18]338km/h7.Scott ReddingGBREstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 48.340s +0.447s[17/19]340km/h8.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 48.349s +0.456s[18/21]343km/h9.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 48.390s +0.497s[11/19]344km/h10.Cal CrutchlowGBRCWM LCR Honda (RC213V)1m 48.459s +0.566s[16/18]343km/h11.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 48.541s +0.648s[20/21]342km/h12.Michele PirroITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 48.614s +0.721s[16/17]344km/h13.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.1)1m 48.616s +0.723s[10/18]345km/h14.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 48.675s +0.782s[13/14]348km/h15.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*1m 49.100s +1.207s[9/18]338km/h16.Nicky HaydenUSAAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)1m 49.261s +1.368s[15/18]334km/h17.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 49.478s +1.585s[10/11]331km/h18.Karel AbrahamCZECardion AB Motoracing (RC213V-RS)1m 49.569s +1.676s[17/18]337km/h19.Loris BazFRAAthina Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha)*1m 49.661s +1.768s[16/18]332km/h20.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)*1m 49.815s +1.922s[14/19]335km/h21.Jack MillerAUSCWM LCR Honda (RC213V-RS)*1m 49.855s +1.962s[14/16]338km/h22.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 49.922s +2.029s[14/17]333km/h23.Stefan BradlGERAthina Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha)1m 49.976s +2.083s[15/15]337km/h24.Mike Di MeglioFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 50.477s +2.584s[14/16]341km/h25.Alex De AngelisRSMIodaRacing (ART)1m 51.161s +3.268s[12/18]325km/h26.Marco MelandriITAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 52.516s +4.623s[14/17]334km/h

Blue Name = Factory - Official MotoGP 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) - Official MotoGP ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
Applicable to Factory entries by a manufacturer that did not achieve a dry win in 2013 (Ducati) or any new MotoGP manufacturers (Suzuki and Aprilia).
22 litres of race fuel for Ducati, 24 litres for Suzuki and Aprilia. Same 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and extra testing opportunities as the Open Category. Fuel and soft tyre can change depending on top three results.Red Name = Open - Full official MotoGP ECU, 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

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Official Mugello MotoGP records:Best lap: Dani Pedrosa SPA Honda 1m 47.157s (2013)Fastest race lap:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 47.639s (2013)



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