Maverick Vinales underlines his dry Sepang pace by leading morning warm-up for the Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang.

Some damp patches remained after overnight rain, but all riders were on slick tyres with Vinales just over one-second slower than his dry FP3 time.

However forecasts warn that rain could return before this afternoon's race.

Sepang has been resurfaced, and some corners re-profiled, ahead of this year's race.

Hiroshi Aoyama is replacing the injured Dani Pedrosa at Repsol Honda, while Ducati's Andrea Iannone is making a comeback from vertebra damage at Misano...

1.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)2m 1.146s[Lap 10/10]322km/h (Top Speed)2.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)2m 1.353s +0.207s[9/9]322km/h3.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)2m 1.591s +0.445s[8/10]316km/h4.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)2m 1.650s +0.504s[9/10]320km/h5.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)2m 1.701s +0.555s[10/10]319km/h6.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)2m 1.790s +0.644s[10/10]317km/h7.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)2m 2.165s +1.019s[9/10]317km/h8.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)2m 2.220s +1.074s[10/10]316km/h9.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)2m 2.436s +1.290s[10/10]319km/h10.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)2m 2.542s +1.396s[10/10]316km/h11.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)2m 2.576s +1.430s[8/10]319km/h12.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)2m 2.694s +1.548s[7/8]319km/h13.Yonny HernandezCOLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 2.876s +1.730s[9/10]318km/h14.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)2m 2.932s +1.786s[9/9]317km/h15.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 3.177s +2.031s[9/10]316km/h16.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)2m 3.189s +2.043s[7/8]319km/h17.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)2m 3.402s +2.256s[7/10]320km/h18.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 3.439s +2.293s[9/10]313km/h19.Hiroshi AoyamaJPNRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)2m 3.633s +2.487s[9/10]315km/h20.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*2m 4.291s +3.145s[10/10]310km/h21.Loris BazFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 5.299s +4.153s[6/7]315km/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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Fastest practice time:Maverick Vinales SPA Suzuki 1m 59.947s (FP3)

Official Sepang MotoGP records:Best lap: Dani Pedrosa SPA Honda 1m 59.053s (2015)Fastest race lap:Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 2m 0.606s (2015)

Unofficial Sepang MotoGP record:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 58.867s (2015 testing)

By Peter McLaren



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