After a damp FP1, Andrea Dovizioso set the pace in a wet FP2 as weather conditions deteriorated at Le Mans.

Only Dovizioso and Scott Redding were able to improve on their morning times, when the leading riders used slick tyres in the closing stages.

CLICK HERE for the FP1 results.

The Friday rain means, should conditions improve as forecast on Saturday, only FP3 will be relevant as far as a top 10 place for direct access to Qualifying 2.

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FP2:1.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 41.673s[Lap 18/20]298km/h (Top Speed)2.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 41.716s +0.043s[18/19]290km/h3.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17)1m 41.906s +0.233s[12/17]294km/h4.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 41.925s +0.252s[21/21]295km/h5.Andrea IannoneITATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 42.078s +0.405s[20/20]295km/h6.Alvaro BautistaESPPull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP16)1m 42.625s +0.952s[21/21]297km/h7.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 42.729s +1.056s[12/16]288km/h8.Maverick Vi?alesESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 42.894s +1.221s[17/18]298km/h9.Sam LowesGBRFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*1m 42.998s +1.325s[18/19]289km/h10.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 43.006s +1.333s[20/20]290km/h11.Aleix EspargaroESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 43.177s +1.504s[16/16]288km/h12.Loris BazFRAReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)1m 43.250s +1.577s[19/19]286km/h13.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 43.340s +1.667s[9/14]293km/h14.Johann ZarcoFRAMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 44.177s +2.504s[21/21]291km/h15.Jorge LorenzoESPDucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 44.276s +2.603s[12/21]283km/h16.Sylvain GuintoliFRATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 44.572s +2.899s[12/17]294km/h17.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 44.678s +3.005s[21/21]288km/h18.Hector BarberaESPReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 45.074s +3.401s[17/19]295km/h19.Jonas FolgerGERMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 45.119s +3.446s[14/18]287km/h20.Pol EspargaroESPRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 45.622s +3.949s[13/13]296km/h21.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 45.804s +4.131s[17/17]283km/h22.Karel AbrahamCZEPull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 47.127s +5.454s[7/9]281km/h23.Bradley SmithGBRRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 47.701s +6.028s[10/11]278km/h

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

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Fastest FP1 time:Jack Miller AUS Honda 1m 37.467s (damp)

Official Le Mans MotoGP records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 31.975s (2016)Fastest race lap:Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 1m 32.879s (2015)

By Peter McLaren

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