Rossi tops 2nd MotoGP practice

Round six of the 2013 Championship began today with the first two free practice sessions in preparation for Sunday's race in Montmelo, Catalunya, in very hot conditions.

In the morning session, the track temperature was 33§C and air temperature of 25§C, at the 4.727km Spanish circuit. In the afternoon, temperatures rose to 49§C on the track with an ambient temperature of 28§C.

Valentino Rossi topped the second MotoGP practice session at Barcelona, edging out Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo.

Lorenzo, led the way in the first session in the morning. Dani Pedrosa was third.


Pos Rider Bike Time Behind Laps
1. Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1m42.297s +0.000s 19
2. Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1m42.346s +0.049s 18
3. Dani Pedrosa Honda 1m42.557s +0.260s 17
4. Alvaro Bautista Gresini Honda 1m42.752s +0.455s 18
5. Cal Crutchlow Tech 3 Yamaha 1m42.776s +0.479s 19
6. Marc Marquez Honda 1m42.857s +0.560s 18
7. Nicky Hayden Ducati 1m42.890s +0.593s 20
8. Andrea Dovizioso Ducati 1m42.988s +0.691s 16
9. Stefan Bradl LCR Honda 1m43.005s +0.708s 16
10. Aleix Espargaro Aspar Aprilia 1m43.204s +0.907s 17
11. Andrea Iannone Pramac Ducati 1m43.272s +0.975s 18
12. Randy de Puniet Aspar Aprilia 1m43.644s +1.347s 17
13. Michele Pirro Ducati 1m43.648s +1.351s 19
14. Bradley Smith Tech 3 Yamaha 1m44.247s +1.950s 11
15. Hector Barbera Avintia FTR-Kawasaki 1m44.461s +2.164s 17
16. Colin Edwards Forward FTR-Kawasaki 1m44.586s +2.289s 17
17. Karel Abraham Cardion Aprilia 1m44.599s +2.302s 17
18. Danilo Petrucci Ioda-Suter-BMW 1m44.609s +2.312s 20
19. Michael Laverty PBM-Aprilia 1m45.337s +3.040s 19
20. Claudio Corti Forward FTR-Kawasaki 1m45.513s +3.216s 18
21. Hiroshi Aoyama Avintia FTR-Kawasaki 1m45.834s +3.537s 19
22. Yonny Hernandez PBM Aprilia 1m46.216s +3.919s 9
23. Bryan Staring Gresini FTR-Honda 1m46.577s +4.280s 19
24. Lukas Pesek Ioda-Suter-BMW 1m47.239s +4.942s 17

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