Alvaro Bautista and Scott Redding progress to the Q2 pole position shootout, where they will join the ten fastest riders after third practice.

The others will start, in the following order, from 13th on the grid onwards...

1.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 45.614s[Lap 6/8]300km/h (Top Speed)2.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 45.708s +0.094s[8/8]303km/h

3.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 45.823s +0.209s[3/6]301km/h4.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 46.347s +0.733s[7/8]301km/h5.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 46.593s +0.979s[4/4]303km/h6.Katsuyuki NakasugaJPNYamalube Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1)1m 46.627s +1.013s[4/7]300km/h7.Yonny HernandezCOLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 46.705s +1.091s[7/8]302km/h8.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*1m 46.753s +1.139s[8/8]301km/h9.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 47.060s +1.446s[8/8]305km/h10.Loris BazFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 47.501s +1.887s[6/6]296km/h11.Mike JonesAUSAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 47.631s +2.017s[8/8]302km/h12.Hiroshi AoyamaJPNRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 47.788s +2.174s[8/8]307km/h

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 practie time:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 44.987s (FP3)

Official Motegi MotoGP records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 43.790s (2015)Fastest race lap:Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 45.350s (2014)

By Peter McLaren