Times tumble at Czech GP

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With the track dry after the morning’s downpours the afternoon qualifying session for the Czech GP in Brno has seen the top six riders lapping faster than the race lap record.

Max Biaggi took the fastest time of 1:59.520 on his Hona RCV, landing himself the provisional pole position and beating his record qualifying time from last year by 0.126 seconds.

Valentino Rossi just managed to take provisional second place on his factory RCV with Ducati’s Loris Capirossi finishing just 0.031 seconds down.

Biaggi’s team-mate Tohru Ukawa took the final place on the front row of the provisional grid with Sete Gibernau, Nicky Hayden, Carlos Checa and Shinya Nakano making up the second row.

After topping the morning’s damp practice session Colin Edwards dropped to 15th despite knocking over five seconds off his time. The Texan was followed by Brit Jeremy McWilliams who took 16th place on the provisional grid on the updated four-stroke Proton KR5.

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MCN Staff

By MCN Staff