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.


  1. Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 29.254s
  2. Maverick Viñales ESP Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 29.583s +0.329s
  3. Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 29.942s +0.688s
  4. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP18) 1m 30.020s +0.766s
  5. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 30.072s +0.818s
  6. Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 30.131s +0.877s
  7. Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 30.280s +1.026s
  8. Danilo Petrucci ITA Pramac Ducati (GP18) 1m 30.300s +1.046s
  9. Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (GP17) 1m 30.385s +1.104s
  10. Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 30.623s +1.369s
  11. Franco Morbidelli ITA EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 30.627s +1.373
  12. Aleix Espargaro ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 30.701s +1.393s
  13. Hafizh Syahrin MAL Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1)* 1m 30.749s +1.447s
  14. Alvaro Bautista ESP Ducati Team (GP18) 1m 30.749s +1.495s
  15. Karel Abraham CZE Angel Nieto Team (GP17) 1m 30.757s +1.503s
  16. Thomas Luthi SWI EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 30.861s +1.607s
  17. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 30.885s +1.631s
  18. Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)* 1m 30.928s +1.674s
  19. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 31.253s +1.999s
  20. Jordi Torres SPA Reale Avintia (GP16) 1m 31.301s +2.047s
  21. Xavier Simeon ESP Reale Avintia (GP17)* 1m 31.325s +2.071s
  22. Scott Redding GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 31.456s +2.202
  23. Mike Jones AUS Angel Nieto Team (GP16) 1m 33.185s +3.931s

Ruled out by injury

Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V)




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