Session red flagged twice - first to clear debris from Scott Redding's Pramac Ducati, which suffered some kind of rear damage at high speed, the obvious speculation being it was tyre related. Redding kept control and parked in gravel trap.

Red flags then returned with four minutes left for "safety conditions", presumably to double-check Redding's Ducati for the cause of his incident. In which case, it is unclear why the session was restarted...

There was no restriction on tyre use for the second restart, since only short runs possible in limited time remaining for FP4 and qualifying, while further tests are carried out on Redding's tyre.

Jorge Lorenzo then slid off at turn 1 after the second restart, heavily damaging his Yamaha.

The delayed Qualifying 1, for those outside the top ten after third free practice, will now get underway.

1.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 39.882s[Lap 17/18]321km/h (Top Speed)2.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)1m 40.753s +0.871s[9/13]323km/h3.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 40.777s +0.895s[11/17]323km/h4.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 40.816s +0.934s[7/11]321km/h5.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 40.870s +0.988s[7/14]320km/h6.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)1m 41.042s +1.160s[9/12]327km/h7.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 41.045s +1.163s[17/17]318km/h8.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 41.080s +1.198s[14/15]322km/h9.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 41.324s +1.442s[19/19]322km/h10.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 41.430s +1.548s[7/10]322km/h11.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 41.457s +1.575s[7/9]324km/h12.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 41.469s +1.587s[8/10]320km/h13.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 41.601s +1.719s[10/16]321km/h14.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 41.605s +1.723s[10/11]320km/h15.Yonny HernandezCOLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 41.835s +1.953s[9/11]323km/h16.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 41.957s +2.075s[13/14]316km/h17.Michele PirroITAOcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 42.389s +2.507s[4/10]321km/h18.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 42.439s +2.557s[2/11]325km/h19.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*1m 42.466s +2.584s[9/11]317km/h20.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 42.498s +2.616s[9/13]316km/h21.Loris BazFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 42.920s +3.038s[10/11]318km/h

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Fastest practice time:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 40.368s (FP3)

Official Argentina MotoGP records:Best lap: Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 37.683s (2014)Fastest race lap:Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 1m 39.019s (2015)

MotoGP Update | Fast fall for Jorge Lorenzo at turn 1. Rider ok. #ArgentinaGP #MotoGP FP4 @Lorenzo99 @YamahaMotoGP https://t.co/FWEtTpPWptPosted by Peter McLaren on Saturday, April 2, 2016

 

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