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Stoner Dominates Qatar

Free Practice 1 - Free Practice 2 - Free Practice 3 - Qualifying - Race

Casey Stoner Takes Charge in FP 1 at Qatar

Casey Stoner and the Repsol Honda factory team took charge in Qatar from the word go, with the 2011 Honda RCV proving itself to be the complete package from first practice to the checkered flag.

Free Practice 1

The Honda's started the weekend as they meant to go on with Stoner putting down the bench mark early on the Thursday with a 1'55.752 lap closely followed by Pedrosa with a 1'56.362.

The biggest shock of the session coming from Hector Berbera on the Mapfre Aspar Ducati laying down a solid 1'56.421 ahead of Rossi who was fifth fastest with 1'56.479.

Pos   Rider Nat Team Bike Km/H Time
1 27 Casey STONER AUS Repsol Honda Team Honda 323.5 1'55.752
2 26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 320.4 1'56.362
3 8 Hector BARBERA SPA Mapfre Aspar Team MotoGP Ducati 326.6 1'56.421
4 58 Marco SIMONCELLI ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 320.2 1'56.441
5 46 Valentino ROSSI ITA Ducati Team Ducati 319.8 1'56.479
6 11 Ben SPIES USA Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 317.9 1'56.493
7 1 Jorge LORENZO SPA Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 316.7 1'56.586
8 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Repsol Honda Team Honda 321.3 1'56.592
9 14 Randy DE PUNIET FRA Pramac Racing Team Ducati 316.4 1'56.790
10 5 Colin EDWARDS USA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 321.7 1'56.879
11 69 Nicky HAYDEN USA Ducati Team Ducati 321.6 1'56.910
12 7 Hiroshi AOYAMA JPN San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 320.8 1'56.987
13 65 Loris CAPIROSSI ITA Pramac Racing Team Ducati 317.3 1'57.366
14 35 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 317.2 1'57.429
15 17 Karel ABRAHAM CZE Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 322.5 1'57.821
16 19 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Suzuki 316.7 1'58.528
17 24 Toni ELIAS SPA LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 317.9 1'59.087

 

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