Lorenzo sets early pace in Spain

Lorenzo is the early pacesetter in Spain

Lorenzo is the early pacesetter in Spain

Jorge Lorenzo has set the benchmark at the Spanish Gand Prix by topping the timesheets in both opening practice sessions.

At his home event Lorenzo has put faith back in to the factory Yamahas which struggled for pace at the previous round in Austin.

Honda factory rider Dani Pedrosa posted the second quickest time for the day with Cal Crutchlow lapping third fastest on top his Tech 3 Yamaha.

Valentino Rossi continues to make inroads abroad the second factory Yamaha as he set the fourth fastest time with Marc Marquez rounding out the top-5.

Despite breaking his collarbone just two weeks ago in Austin, Karel Abraham rode both sessions and was 22nd quickest in practice.

Australian Bryan Staring set the 21st fastest time on his Go & Fun Honda Gresini CRT bike.

Riders will tackle two more free practice session before tonight’s qualifying effort.

Practice 1

Pos  Rider   Bike   Time   km/h
1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’39.701 159.705
2 Daniel Pedrosa Honda 1’39.704 159.700
3 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1’40.067 159.121
4 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 1’40.113 159.048
5 Marc Márquez Honda 1’40.485 158.459
6 Nicky Hayden Ducati 1’40.722 158.086
7 Stefan Bradl Honda 1’40.799 157.965
8 Alvaro Bautista Honda 1’40.838 157.904
9 Aleix Espargaró ART/Aprilia 1’40.910 157.792
10 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati 1’40.944 157.738
11 Andrea Iannone Ducati 1’41.078 157.529
12 Michele Pirro Ducati 1’41.326 157.144
13 Héctor Barberá FTR/Kawasaki 1’41.340 157.122
14 Randy de Puniet ART/Aprilia 1’41.431 156.981
15 Hiroshi Aoyama FTR/Kawasaki 1’41.671 156.611
16 Colin Edwards FTR Kawasaki 1’41.764 156.467
17 Bradley Smith Yamaha 1’41.778 156.446
18 Yonny Hernández ART/Aprilia 1’42.155 155.869
19 Danilo Petrucci Ioda-Suter/BMW 1’42.160 155.861
20 Claudio Corti FTR Kawasaki 1’42.727 155.001
21 Bryan Staring FTR Honda 1’42.941 154.678
22 Karel Abraham ART/Aprilia 1’43.334 154.090
23 Lukas Pesek Ioda-Suter/BMW 1’43.564 153.748
24 Michael Laverty PBM/Aprilia 1’43.948 153.180

Practice 2

Pos   Rider   Bike   Time   km/h
1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’39.562 159.928
2 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 1’39.733 159.654
3 Daniel Pedrosa Honda 1’39.757 159.615
4 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1’39.874 159.428
5 Marc Márquez Honda 1’39.889 159.404
6 Alvaro Bautista Honda 1’40.507 158.424
7 Andrea Iannone Ducati 1’40.574 158.319
8 Héctor Barberá FTR/Kawasaki 1’40.736 158.064
9 Aleix Espargaró ART/Aprilia 1’40.738 158.061
10 Nicky Hayden Ducati 1’40.837 157.906
11 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati 1’40.884 157.832
12 Michele Pirro Ducati 1’40.902 157.804
13 Bradley Smith Yamaha 1’40.990 157.667
14 Stefan Bradl Honda 1’41.053 157.568
15 Randy de Puniet ART/Aprilia 1’41.078 157.529
16 Danilo Petrucci Ioda-Suter/BMW 1’41.751 156.487
17 Hiroshi Aoyama FTR/Kawasaki 1’41.774 156.452
18 Claudio Corti FTR Kawasaki 1’41.790 156.427
19 Colin Edwards FTR Kawasaki 1’42.058 156.017
20 Yonny Hernández ART/Aprilia 1’42.603 155.188
21 Bryan Staring FTR Honda 1’42.606 155.183
22 Michael Laverty PBM/Aprilia 1’42.974 154.629
23 Karel Abraham ART/Aprilia 1’43.356 154.057
24 Lukas Pesek Ioda-Suter/BMW 1’43.403 153.987

 

 

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