Marquez fastest during a scorching hot Friday practice at the Aragon MotoGP.

The temperatures meant many riders used the hard rear tyre this afternoon - the leading Honda riders also running the hard front - before soft rear tyres were fitted for flying laps in the closing minutes.

Tito Rabat is still recovering from leg injuries at Silverstone and has been replaced by WorldSBK rider Jordi Torres, making his MotoGP debut this weekend. Torres is using the GP16 machines of Simeon, who has been handed Rabat's GP17s.

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  1. ^5 Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 47.382s [Lap 18/19] 338km/h (Top Speed)
  2. ^2 Jorge Lorenzo ESP Ducati Team (GP18) 1m 47.520s +0.138s [15/15] 335k
  3. ˅2 Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP18) 1m 47.835s +0.453s [17/19] 336k
  4. ^5 Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 1m 47.862s +0.480s [15/17] 342k
  5. ^5 Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 47.919s +0.537s [20/20] 334k
  6. ˅4 Danilo Petrucci ITA Pramac Ducati (GP18) 1m 48.134s +0.752s [17/19] 340k
  7. ^11 Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 48.389s +1.007s [17/19] 340k
  8. ^6 Alvaro Bautista ESP Angel Nieto Team (GP17) 1m 48.452s +1.070s [16/19] 335k
  9. ˅2 Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 48.501s +1.119s [17/19] 334k
  10. ˅5 Maverick Viñales ESP Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 48.552s +1.170s [18/18] 334k
  11. ^11 Franco Morbidelli ITA EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 48.654s +1.272s [15/16] 331k
  12. ˅9 Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (GP17) 1m 48.680s +1.298s [13/17] 332k
  13. = Aleix Espargaro ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 48.808s +1.426s [11/13] 332k
  14. ˅2 Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 48.850s +1.468s [14/16] 334k
  15. ^2 Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 48.861s +1.479s [15/17] 334k
  16. ˅5 Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 48.902s +1.520s [3/20] 337k
  17. ˅9 Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 48.997s +1.615s [17/19] 331k
  18. ˅3 Karel Abraham CZE Angel Nieto Team (GP16) 1m 49.016s +1.634s [16/16] 336k
  19. = Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)* 1m 49.123s +1.741s [18/19] 332k
  20. ˅4 Scott Redding GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 49.441s +2.059s [16/16] 334k
  21. ˅1 Thomas Luthi SWI EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 49.690s +2.308s [16/18] 334k
  22. ˅1 Xavier Simeon ESP Reale Avintia (GP17)* 1m 49.925s +2.543s [16/18] 326k
  23. = Hafizh Syahrin MAL Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1)* 1m 49.937s +2.555s [16/17] 332k
  24. = Jordi Torres SPA Reale Avintia (GP16) 1m 51.081s +3.699s [13/17] 335k

Key:
^X Rider is X positions higher than FP1.
= Rider is same position as FP1.
˅X Rider is X positions lower than FP1.

*Rookie

Fastest FP1 time:
Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati 1m 48.020s

Official Aragon MotoGP records:
Pole Position:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 46.635s (2015)
Fastest race lap:
Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 48.120s (2015)

By Peter McLaren

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