Valentino Rossi won the opening round of the MotoGP season under the floodlights at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar after a fantastic duel with Andrea Dovizioso.
Andrea Dovizioso will start from a surprise MotoGP pole position for Ducati after blitzing the Q2 qualifying session at Qatar on Saturday evening.
Repsol Honda rider leads first free practice session ahead of teammate Pedrosa and Aleix Espargaro.
Haslam and Lowes complete the podium, Torres ahead of Sykes in fourth.
Torrential downpours bring an abrupt end to teams’ testing schedules
Reigning MotoGP champion splits factory Ducati riders Dovizioso and Iannone
Reigning MotoGP champion very happy with blistering hot race simulation
Spaniard very happy with progress on his Repsol Honda RC213V
Movistar Yamaha rider very happy with first day using updated gearbox