The top ten riders after FP3 (combined times) receive direct access to the second and final part of this afternoon's qualifying session.

The new medium compound Michelin rear tyre was available for the first time this morning. However most seemed to prefer yesterday's soft option, with the notable exception of fastest man Marc Marquez.

Ducati test rider Michele Pirro is again replacing the injured Danilo Petrucci, while Andrea Iannone has a three-place grid penalty from Argentina.

Jack Miller was riding despite a fracture being found in his foot after yesterday's highside...

FP3:1.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)2m 03.741s[Lap 17/17]336km/h (Top Speed)2.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)2m 03.937s +0.196s[15/16]339km/h3.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)2m 04.331s +0.590s[16/16]332km/h4.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)2m 04.336s +0.595s[16/16]333km/h5.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)2m 04.408s +0.667s[14/15]331km/h6.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)2m 04.450s +0.709s[15/17]334km/h7.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)2m 04.524s +0.783s[15/16]337km/h8.Loris BazFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 04.576s +0.835s[13/15]330km/h9.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)2m 04.741s +1.000s[4/12]339km/h10.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)2m 04.769s +1.028s[15/15]333km/h11.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)2m 04.783s +1.042s[16/17]333km/h12.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)2m 05.061s +1.320s[16/16]330km/h13.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 05.207s +1.466s[5/13]333km/h14.Michele PirroITAOcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)2m 05.288s +1.547s[14/15]336km/h15.Yonny HernandezCOLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 05.378s +1.637s[11/14]336km/h16.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)2m 05.616s +1.875s[13/15]327km/h17.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)2m 05.684s +1.943s[5/9]333km/h18.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)2m 05.962s +2.221s[16/16]334km/h19.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 06.179s +2.438s[14/14]336km/h20.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*2m 06.444s +2.703s[12/19]327km/h21.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)2m 06.488s +2.747s[16/16]332km/h

Riders going directly to Qualifying 2 - Top 10 Combined Practice Times:
1.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)
2.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)
3.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)
4.Maverick VinalesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)
5.CalCrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)
6.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)
7.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)
8.Loris BazFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)
9.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)
10.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)

Blue Name = No Concessions.
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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Fastest FP1 time:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 2m 4.593s

Official COTA MotoGP records:Best lap: Marc Marquez SPA Honda 2m 3.575s (2014)Fastest race lap:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 2m 2.135 (2015)


 

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