Rossi tops first practice

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Valentino Rossi is fastest after the first practice session for the German MotoGP round on Sunday July 18.

First qualifying starts around 1pm UK time. Expect updates shortly.

The Italian lapped the Sachsenring in a time of 1:24.282 on Friday morning. His closest challenger was Kenny Roberts. The fastest Honda was Nicky Hayden in third place.

In the 125cc session, Andrea Dovizioso has gone fastest, followed by German GP regular Steve Jenkner.

Expect further updates throughout the weekend.

See our ‘results’ section for times.

The next round after Sachsenring is the British MotoGP at Donington park on July 25. We’ll be adding travel news, the latest on riders, and a competition to win free tickets during the next week. And there’s a ride-out leaving the MCN car park on race day.

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MCN Staff

By MCN Staff