Cal Crutchlow has been ruled out of the remainder of the Australian MotoGP round after suffering a fractured right ankle in an FP2 crash.

Alvaro Bautista stands in for Jorge Lorenzo at the factory Ducati squad, with Mike Jones taking up Bautista’s spot at the Angel Nieto Racing Ducati squad as a replacement rider for this weekend. Karel Abraham is on Bautista’s GP17, with Jones on Abraham’s GP16.

Tito Rabat is still recovering from leg fractures at Silverstone and again replaced by WorldSBK rider Jordi Torres. Torres has the GP16 machines of Simeon, who is on Rabat's GP17s. Free Practice (4) results from the 2018 Australain MotoGP at Phillip Island, round 17 of 19.

 

  1. Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 29.604s
  2. Maverick Viñales ESP Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 30.148s +0.544s
  3. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 30.292s +0.688s
  4. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP18) 1m 30.299s +0.695s
  5. Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 30.399s +0.795s
  6. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 30.478s +0.874s
  7. Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 30.531s +0.927s
  8. Hafizh Syahrin MAL Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1)* 1m 30.887s +1.283s
  9. Danilo Petrucci ITA Pramac Ducati (GP18) 1m 31.043s +1.439s
  10. Alvaro Bautista ESP Ducati Team (GP18) 1m 31.087s +1.483s
  11. Xavier Simeon ESP Reale Avintia (GP17)* 1m 31.268s +1.664s
  12. Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)* 1m 31.292s +1.688s
  13. Scott Redding GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 31.293s +1.689s
  14. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 31.404s +1.800s
  15. Franco Morbidelli ITA EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 31.499s +1.895s
  16. Aleix Espargaro ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 31.662s +2.058s
  17. Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 31.706s +2.102s
  18. Karel Abraham CZE Angel Nieto Team (GP17) 1m 31.781s +2.177s
  19. Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (GP17) 1m 31.802s +2.198s
  20. Thomas Luthi SWI EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 31.883s +2.279s
  21. Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 31.946s +2.342s
  22. Jordi Torres SPA Reale Avintia (GP16) 1m 32.065s +2.461s
  23. Mike Jones AUS Angel Nieto Team (GP16) 1m 33.237s +3.633s

Ruled out by injury

Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V)

 

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