Ducati drivers entered in the Spanish race as a wild-card, struggled more than expected today at the Montmeló circuit.
Open class rider sets overall best time ahead of Smith and Bradl
Aleix Espargaro revelled in the conditions at his home circuit.
No improvements on morning practice as rain falls this afternoon
Marc Marquez’s best lap time in FP1 was just four-tenths of a second shy of his own Mugello Circuit Record Lap.
Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were back on track today at the historic Le Mans circuit in France.
While Andrea Dovizioso managed to be competitive, Cal Crutchlow struggled to find a good feeling with his Desmosedici GP14.
Marquez ended the day just 0.007 seconds ahead of Pramac Racing’s Andrea Iannone.
Championship leader sets the bar high in quest for 5 consecutive MotoGP victories
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were both quick to find a very competitive pace.
Open class rider leads overall times on day one while Marquez tops second session
Aleix Espargaro topped the charts in free practice at Jerez today.
Andrea Dovizioso posted a lap of 1m41.042s, while Michele Pirro only 1m42.898s.
Marc Marquez posted a lap time of 1'39.313 to finish quickest in Friday practice at the Argentina Grand Prix.
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was in menacing form in the first two practice sessions at Circuit of The Americas, the reigning world champion setting a lap time of 2'03.490 in FP2 to finish over a second quicker than his closest rival.
Andrea Dovizioso posted a lap of 2m04.495s, while Cal Crutchlow did it in 2m04.981s.
Jorge Lorenzo took seventh to secure a spot in tomorrow’s second qualifying session within the top ten riders.
Cal Crutchlow ends day in twelfth place after a crash.
Aleix Espargaro continued his impressive form from the Qatar pre-season test.
Open class rider improves on best time while factory teams continue to flounder
The newly named Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders were out feeling their way on the night track for the first time this year.
At the end of the session, the two Ducati Team riders had recorded thirteenth and fourteenth quickest times.
First free practice session throws up a lot of surprises at the front