Dovizioso and Ducati snatch the top spot at the end of Free Practice 1 for the Czech Republic MotoGP at Brno.

Jorge Lorenzo is again absent after fractures to his vertebrae at Assen and replaced by HRC test and wild-card rider Bradl, while Suzuki test rider Guintoli has his latest wild-card entry.

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Czech Republic MotoGP - Free Practice (1) Results
1Andrea DoviziosoITAMission Winnow Ducati (GP19)1'56.919s16/17311k
2Marc MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+0.029s5/18311k
3Maverick ViñalesSPAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.063s16/18304k
4Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)*+0.099s15/17304k
5Sylvain GuintoliFRASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+0.452s13/16304k
6Jack MillerAUSPramac Ducati (GP19)+0.466s3/15310k
7Hafizh SyahrinMALRed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)+0.807s16/16307k
8Franco MorbidelliITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.844s11/17303k
9Alex RinsSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+0.890s10/18307k
10Valentino RossiITAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.908s3/18304k
11Pol EspargaroSPARed Bull KTM Factory (RC16)+0.915s8/14308k
12Francesco BagnaiaITAPramac Ducati (GP18)*+1.031s13/14307k
13Danilo PetrucciITAMission Winnow Ducati (GP19)+1.042s6/17308k
14Tito RabatSPAReale Avintia Ducati (GP18)+1.110s15/17307k
15Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)+1.114s11/16309k
16Aleix EspargaroSPAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+1.133s3/14310k
17Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)+1.182s9/16306k
18Fabio QuartararoFRAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)*+1.327s14/19303k
19Karel AbrahamCZEReale Avintia Ducati (GP18)+1.368s15/16308k
20Andrea IannoneITAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+1.452s7/16305k
21Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*+1.581s8/15304k
22Stefan BradlGERRepsol Honda (RC213V)+2.049s10/17309k
23Johann ZarcoFRARed Bull KTM Factory (RC16)+2.109s4/16302k

* Rookie.

Official Brno MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda1m 54.596s (2016)
Fastest race lap:
Dani Pedrosa SPA Honda1m 56.027s (2014)

By Peter McLaren