Cal Crutchlow leads FP3, Maverick Vinales stays top overall while the likes of Dani Pedrosa, Andrea Dovizioso, Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo fail to break the top ten and will be sent to Qualifying 1.

The session began dry, with most riders completing their first laps on medium tyres, which Crutchlow used to improve to second place overall.

But the big names outside of the top ten were then caught out by rain in the final 15-minutes - none of them having fitted the soft rear tyre and pushed for a fast lap, despite the dark clouds overhead...

FP3:1.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 39.772s[Lap 7/11]2.Maverick Vi?alesESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 39.867s +0.095s[9/11]3.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 40.292s +0.520s[6/8]4.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 40.321s +0.549s[4/10]5.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 40.394s +0.622s[6/10]6.Loris BazFRAReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)1m 40.397s +0.625s[5/10]7.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 40.514s +0.742s[5/11]8.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 40.551s +0.779s[5/9]9.Andrea IannoneITATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 40.590s +0.818s[6/10]10.Aleix EspargaroESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 40.624s +0.852s[7/9]11.Alvaro BautistaESPAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP16)1m 40.638s +0.866s[6/8]12.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 40.690s +0.918s[6/12]13.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17)1m 40.700s +0.928s[7/11]14.Jorge LorenzoESPDucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 40.718s +0.946s[8/10]15.Jonas FolgerGERMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 40.734s +0.962s[4/7]16.Karel AbrahamCZEAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 40.742s +0.970s[6/9]17.Johann ZarcoFRAMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 40.943s +1.171s[4/10]18.Alex RinsESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*1m 41.019s +1.247s[6/10]19.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 41.082s +1.310s[7/10]20.Pol EspargaroESPRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 41.350s +1.578s[8/11]21.Sam LowesGBRFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*1m 41.616s +1.844s[7/9]22.Hector BarberaESPReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 41.669s +1.897s[6/10]23.Bradley SmithGBRRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 42.008s +2.236s[9/11]

Riders going directly to Qualifying 2 - Top 10 Combined Practice Times:
1.Maverick VinalesESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)
2.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)
3.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)
4.Karel AbrahamCZEAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP15)
5.Alvaro BautistaESPAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP16)
6.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17)
7.Loris BazFRAReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)
8.Jonas Folger GERMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*
9.Aleix EspargaroESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)
10.Andrea IannoneITATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)

Blue Name = Rides for Factory Team.Red Name = Rides for Satellite Team.
* Rookie

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Fastest Friday time:Maverick Vinales SPA Yamaha 1m 39.477s (FP2)

Official Termas de Rio Hondo 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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By Peter McLaren

Cal Crutchlow - Career Profile by Crash_net


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