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Casey Stoner is so far the fastest man on track at the post-race MotoGP test at Brno, the Repsol Honda rider already circulating under his fastest race lap time on the 1000cc RC213V. Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies are 2nd and 3rd fastest, the Yamaha riders still on the 800cc Yamaha M1, testing a new engine. The Yamahas are ahead of the Ducatis, Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden running back-to-back comparisons between the GP11 and GP11.1 version of the Desmosedici.
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Results and summary of the MotoGP race at Brno:
Results and summary of the Moto2 race at Brno:
Results and summary of the 125cc race at Brno:
Results and summary of qualifying for the MotoGP class at Brno:
Results of qualifying for the 125cc class at Brno:
Marc Marquez topped the timesheets for the Moto2 class on Saturday morning, taking advantage of a drying track to set the fastest time with his very last lap of the session. The Catalunya Caixa rider ended just ahead of the Kiefer Kalexes of Randy Krummenacher and Stefan Bradl, while Technomag's Kenan Sofuoglu demonstrated his wet weather skills by finishing 4th.
A wet track slowed the MotoGP riders up in the morning session at Brno, and put a different complexion on the timesheets. Casey Stoner ended up fastest in the session, though his practice got off to a rocky start, the Repsol Honda rider crashing in Turn 3. Once he returned to the track in the second half of the session, he was soon back up to speed, taking the top spot with plenty of time left in the session.
The man Stoner deposed, Jorge Lorenzo, put up a valiant defense, coming up just five thousandths of a second short of Stoner's time after leading for much of the session. The wet weather suited the Ducatis, with Valentino Rossi posting the 3rd fastest time and Nicky Hayden in 5th, sandwiching Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa between them in 4th. San Carlo Gresini's Hiroshi Aoyama posted an outstanding time, finishing in 6th in the wet, ahead of Monster Tech 3 Yamaha's Cal Crutchlow. Andrea Dovizioso led a brace of Hondas, the Repsol rider ahead of Marco Simoncelli, after the San Carlo Gresini man had made the early going, while Ben Spies rounded out the top 10.
Overnight rain continued into this morning at Brno, leaving the 125cc riders to start off on a very wet track. The wet conditions saw Nico Terol once more firmly ensconced at the top of the timesheets, with his main championship rival Johann Zarco three tenths behind. Conforming completely to stereotype, a couple of British riders were also fast in the rain, Danny Kent taking the 3rd spot ahead of Danny Webb. Kent has been fast all weekend, which is down in part to the that Kent now has the Aprilia RSA belonging to his absent teammate Jonas Folger, rather than the RSW he normally rides.
Stefan Bradl has topped the second session of free practice for the Moto2 class at Brno, extending his lead from this morning. The Viessmann Kiefer rider ended ahead of Speed Master's Andrea Iannone, who was just a fraction faster than Alex de Angelis, the JIR rider losing one place from this morning. Catalunya Caixa's Alex de Angelis ended the day in 4th, a few hundredths ahead of Julian Simon and Scott Redding.