Pedrosa heads morning warm-up

Published: 10 March 2007

Dani Pedrosa has gone fastest in the morning warm-up session for the opening MotoGP of the season in Qatar.

  The Spanish Honda rider is first of three young riders heading the morning times, with John Hopkins second quickest on the Suzuki, and Casey Stoner third fastest for Ducati.

  There was a crash for Pedrosa following his fastest lap, along with controversy as he made a practice start.

1. Pedrosa: 1:56.522

2. Hopkins 1:56.600

3. Stoner 1:56.708.

4. Melandri 1:56.949.

5. De Puniet 1:57.468.

6. Roberts Jr 1:57.484.

7. Checa 1:57.486.

8. Barros 1:57.601.

9. Edwards 1:57.642.

10. Rossi 1:57.784.

11. Capirossi 1:57.816.

12. Nakano 1:57.941.

13. Vermeulen 1:57.984.

14. Hofmann 1:58.083.

15. Elias 1:58.355.

16. Hayden 1:58.454.

17. Guintoli 1:58.609

18. Jacque 1:58.906

19. Tamada 1:59.452.

20. Pitt 2:00.530.

Not classified: McWilliams