Jonas Folger and Scott Redding set the pace in morning warm-up for the Catalunya MotoGP.

Marc Marquez, who fell four times on Saturday, took a tumble in pit lane when he tripped over during a bike swap... then slid-off his RC213V at the chicane at the end of the session.

World championship leader Maverick Vinales also looked visibly frustrated on his way to eleventh, just behind Marquez.

Pole sitter Dani Pedrosa was 13th, but the emphasis this morning was on tyre endurance due to the scorching heat expected this afternoon.

The track temperature was 33 degrees this morning, but forecast to be over 50 for the race.

Bradley Smith has been ruled out of the grand prix due to a finger injury on Saturday.

Sylvain Guintoli, replacing injured rookie Alex Rins at Suzuki, was back on track after skipping qualifying due to dizziness following a reaction to pain-killing medication.

MotoGP switched back to the F1 chicane on Saturday morning...
1.Jonas FolgerGERMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 45.004s[Lap 5/11]339km/h (Top Speed)2.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 45.449s +0.445s[4/11]343km/h3.Aleix EspargaroESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 45.537s +0.533s[8/11]338km/h4.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 45.735s +0.731s[3/12]338km/h5.Johann ZarcoFRAMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)*1m 45.737s +0.733s[9/11]338km/h6.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 45.832s +0.828s[6/11]344km/h7.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 45.839s +0.835s[5/11]340km/h8.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP17)1m 46.074s +1.070s[3/11]342km/h9.Andrea IannoneITATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 46.088s +1.084s[6/11]342km/h10.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 46.119s +1.115s[8/10]338km/h11.Maverick Vi?alesESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 46.152s +1.148s[10/10]337km/h12.Alvaro BautistaESPPull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP16)1m 46.189s +1.185s[10/12]344km/h13.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 46.238s +1.234s[5/11]338km/h14.Sam LowesGBRFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*1m 46.300s +1.296s[4/11]334km/h15.Jorge LorenzoESPDucati Team (Desmosedici GP17)1m 46.355s +1.351s[4/10]343km/h16.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 46.372s +1.368s[7/12]337km/h17.Sylvain GuintoliFRATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 46.592s +1.588s[8/11]338km/h18.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 46.736s +1.732s[5/9]336km/h19.Pol EspargaroESPRed Bull KTM Factory Racing (RC16)1m 46.842s +1.838s[8/10]337km/h20.Karel AbrahamCZEPull&Bear Aspar Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 47.385s +2.381s[7/8]340km/h21.Loris BazFRAReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)1m 47.518s +2.514s[6/11]340km/h22.Hector BarberaESPReale Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP16)1m 47.798s +2.794s[4/10]338km/h

Blue Name = Rides for Factory Team.Red Name = Rides for Satellite Team.
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pole position:Dani Pedrosa SPA Honda 1m 43.870s

Official Catalunya MotoGP records:Best lap: Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 43.589s (2016)Fastest race lap:Maverick Vinales SPA Suzuki 1m 45.971s (2016)

By Peter McLaren

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