After the Saturday tyre failure for Scott Redding, Michelin replaced its planned medium and hard compound rears with a new slick tyre for race day.

A extra 30-minute practice was planned for first thing this morning to try the new tyre, but cancelled due to wet conditions.

Warm-up later went ahead as planned, on a wet track.

If conditions dry for the race then riders will be able to use the original Michelin tyres but there will be a compulsory pit stop midway through, just as needed for Bridgestone at the 2103 Australian MotoGP...

1.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)1m 49.177s[Lap 13/13]308km/h (Top Speed)2.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 49.183s +0.006s[12/12]298km/h3.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 49.207s +0.030s[13/13]307km/h4.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 49.259s +0.082s[13/13]307km/h5.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 49.456s +0.279s[12/13]307km/h6.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)1m 49.473s +0.296s[13/13]311km/h7.Yonny HernandezCOLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 49.763s +0.586s[13/13]311km/h8.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 50.551s +1.374s[7/11]302km/h9.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 50.872s +1.695s[13/13]294km/h10.Loris BazFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 50.962s +1.785s[13/13]303km/h11.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 50.971s +1.794s[10/12]309km/h12.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 51.053s +1.876s[6/10]305km/h13.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 51.064s +1.887s[13/13]308km/h14.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 51.317s +2.140s[12/12]289km/h15.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 51.439s +2.262s[13/13]297km/h16.Michele PirroITAOcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 51.556s +2.379s[13/13]303km/h17.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 51.622s +2.445s[11/11]303km/h18.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 52.000s +2.823s[12/13]298km/h19.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*1m 52.050s +2.873s[13/16]300km/h20.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 52.209s +3.032s[7/12]296km/h21.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 52.566s +3.389s[11/12]289km/h

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7 engine changes for the season. Engines must be identical throughout season within same team (development freeze). 5 days of private testing.Black Name = Concessions.
9 engine changes. No engine development freeze. Unlimited private testing.* Rookie

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Pole position:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 39.411s

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)

 

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