MotoGP Valencia - Free Practice (3) Results

Free Practice (3) results from the 2016 Valencia MotoGP, round 18 of 18.
MotoGP Valencia - Free Practice (3) Results

All change on the timesheets with Marc Marquez taking over at the top during FP3 at the Valencia MotoGP, with Friday leader Jorge Lorenzo dropping to fifth.

Dani Pedrosa is returning from injury. KTM is making its factory MotoGP debut as a wild-card this weekend, with test rider Mika Kallio, ahead of next season's full-time entry.

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

FP3:1.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 30.258s[Lap 17/21]317km/h (Top Speed)2.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 30.361s +0.103s[22/23]318km/h3.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)1m 30.643s +0.385s[18/20]320km/h4.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 30.711s +0.453s[19/22]319km/h5.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 30.743s +0.485s[13/22]315km/h6.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 30.745s +0.487s[17/20]315km/h7.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 30.769s +0.511s[20/21]317km/h8.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)1m 30.834s +0.576s[19/20]322km/h9.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 30.852s +0.594s[22/22]318km/h10.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 31.002s +0.744s[19/21]315km/h11.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 31.023s +0.765s[20/21]318km/h12.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 31.147s +0.889s[16/20]317km/h13.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 31.308s +1.050s[16/19]319km/h14.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 31.410s +1.152s[22/22]315km/h15.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 31.550s +1.292s[18/20]315km/h16.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 31.589s +1.331s[20/21]317km/h17.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 31.894s +1.636s[20/22]316km/h18.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*1m 31.976s +1.718s[21/24]312km/h19.Yonny HernandezCOLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 31.991s +1.733s[18/19]315km/h20.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 32.240s +1.982s[19/19]316km/h21.Loris BazFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 32.464s +2.206s[16/20]310km/h22.Mika KallioFINRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 32.772s +2.514s[19/19]314km/h

Riders going directly to Qualifying 2 - Top 10 Combined Practice Times:
1.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)
2.Maverick VinalesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)
3.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)
4.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)
5.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)
6.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)
7.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)
8.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP)
9.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)
10.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)

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 Friday time:Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 30.463s (FP2)

Official Valencia MotoGP records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 30.011s (2015)Fastest race lap:Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 31.367s (2015)

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