Dani Pedrosa fastest during a wet FP1 for the Spanish MotoGP at Jerez, which saw rain showers throughout the 45-minutes.

Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaro both used KTM's "new configuration" engine which, as suspected, sounds very much like a 'big bang' engine designs...

1.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 51.648s[Lap 14/17]276km/h (Top Speed)2.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 51.650s +0.002s[12/12]275km/h3.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 51.807s +0.159s[11/12]275km/h4.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 51.830s +0.182s[8/8]279km/h5.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 51.962s +0.314s[16/17]276km/h6.Jonas FolgerGERMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 52.249s +0.601s[11/16]276km/h7.Aleix EspargaroESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 52.350s +0.702s[12/12]275km/h8.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17)1m 52.353s +0.705s[16/17]277km/h9.Jorge LorenzoESPDucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 52.359s +0.711s[11/13]280km/h10.Maverick Vi?alesESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 52.555s +0.907s[17/17]277km/h11.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 52.684s +1.036s[9/15]278km/h12.Andrea IannoneITATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 52.834s +1.186s[15/15]273km/h13.Johann ZarcoFRAMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 52.917s +1.269s[17/17]277km/h14.Pol EspargaroESPRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 53.102s +1.454s[18/18]275km/h15.Bradley SmithGBRRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 53.204s +1.556s[13/13]274km/h16.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 53.263s +1.615s[16/18]273km/h17.Loris BazFRAReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)1m 53.375s +1.727s[12/15]271km/h18.Sam LowesGBRFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*1m 53.752s +2.104s[8/8]272km/h19.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 53.885s +2.237s[17/17]273km/h20.Alvaro BautistaESPPull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP16)1m 54.087s +2.439s[16/17]277km/h21.Takuya TsudaJPNTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 54.316s +2.668s[15/19]271km/hHector BarberaESPReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP16)No TimeKarel AbrahamCZEPull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP15)No Time

Blue Name = Rides for Factory Team.Red Name = Rides for Satellite Team.
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Official Jerez MotoGP records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 37.190s (2015)Fastest race lap:Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 38.735s (2015)

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