Valencia MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo leads 250 free practice one in Valencia

Published: 02 November 2007

Aprilia’s Jorge Lorenzo celebrated his new 250 world championship title by setting the fastest time in the first 250 practice in his home MotoGP in Valencia. 

The Spanish rider who will compete in his last 250 race before departing to Fiat Yamaha in MotoGP next season set a best lap of 1:36.306.

Fellow Spaniard Alvaro Bautista was just 0.06secs off Lorenzo with Alex de Angelis rounding off the Aprilia top three domination.

Ireland’s Eugene Laverty was 26th after the session with his best time on his Honda recorded at 1:40.380.


Valencia MotoGP 250 free practice one results:

1 1 Jorge LORENZO SPA Fortuna Aprilia APRILIA 1'36.306
2 19 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA Master - Mapfre Aspar APRILIA 1'36.365
3 3 Alex DE ANGELIS RSM Master - Mapfre Aspar APRILIA 1'36.486
4 4 Hiroshi AOYAMA JPN Red Bull KTM 250 KTM 1'36.659
5 36 Mika KALLIO FIN Red Bull KTM 250 KTM 1'36.665
6 55 Yuki TAKAHASHI JPN Kopron Team Scot HONDA 1'36.720
7 80 Hector BARBERA SPA Team Toth Aprilia APRILIA 1'36.822
8 60 Julian SIMON SPA Repsol Honda 250cc HONDA 1'36.926
9 12 Thomas LUTHI SWI Emmi - Caffe Latte Aprilia APRILIA 1'37.122
10 34 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Kopron Team Scot HONDA 1'37.184
11 73 Shuhei AOYAMA JPN Repsol Honda 250cc HONDA 1'37.354
12 58 Marco SIMONCELLI ITA Metis Gilera GILERA 1'37.411
13 15 Roberto LOCATELLI ITA Metis Gilera GILERA 1'37.961
14 41 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Blusens Aprilia Germany APRILIA 1'38.379
15 8 Ratthapark WILAIROT THA Thai Honda PTT-SAG HONDA 1'38.667
16 32 Fabrizio LAI ITA Campetella Racing APRILIA 1'38.750
17 25 Alex BALDOLINI ITA Kiefer - Bos - Sotin Racing APRILIA 1'38.794
18 28 Dirk HEIDOLF GER Kiefer - Bos - Sotin Racing APRILIA 1'38.956
19 11 Taro SEKIGUCHI JPN Campetella Racing APRILIA 1'39.265
20 17 Karel ABRAHAM CZE Cardion AB Motoracing APRILIA 1'39.428
21 16 Jules CLUZEL FRA Angaia Racing APRILIA 1'39.551
22 7 Efren VAZQUEZ SPA Blusens Aprilia APRILIA 1'39.683
23 10 Imre TOTH HUN Team Toth Aprilia APRILIA 1'39.829
24 31 Alvaro MOLINA SPA Andalucia - GFC - MAS APRILIA 1'39.984
25 53 Santiago BARRAGAN SPA Team Extremadura HONDA 1'40.267
26 50 Eugene LAVERTY IRL Honda LCR HONDA 1'40.380
27 21 Federico SANDI ITA Team Sicilia APRILIA 1'40.782
28 18 Joshua SOMMER GER Motorcycle Competition Service HONDA 1'42.807
29 6 Alex DEBON SPA Aprilia Racing APRILIA 1'47.048

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