Hayden heads warm-up

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Nicky Hayden has gone fastest in the wet warm-up for the British round of the 2006 MotoGP championship on the Respol Honda.

His time of 1:41.771 was around14 seconds off the pole position qualifying time of Dani Pedrosa. Shinya Nakano was second quickest in the warm-up, with Chris Vermeulen third fastest. Britain's James Ellison was tenth fastest, with Pedrosa in 11th, and Loris Capirossi in 18th.

Full warm-up times:

1 Nicky HAYDEN 1'41.771

2 Shinya NAKANO 1'42.048

3 Chris VERMEULEN 1'42.293

4 Alex HOFMANN 1'42.416

5 Marco MELANDRI 1'43.372

6 Valentino ROSSI 1'43.537

7 Casey STONER 1'43.674

8 John HOPKINS 1'43.855

9 Randy DE PUNIET 1'43.875

10 James ELLISON 1'44.986

11 Dani PEDROSA 1'45.294

12 Carlos CHECA 1'46.296

13 Makoto TAMADA 1'46.949

14 Colin EDWARDS 1'47.587

15 Kenny ROBERTS JR 1'49.094

16 Ivan SILVA 1'49.197

17 Jose Luis CARDOSO 1'51.977

18 Loris CAPIROSSI 2'14.660

In the 250cc class, Anothony West has gone fastest with 1:47.613, from Sylvain Guintoli and Andra Dovizioso. Chaz Davies was ninth quickest on the Arie Molenaar Racing Honda with 1:50.230. Dan Linfoot was 19th on the Winona Racing Honda with 1:53.891. To see the full list of times, see page two.

In the 125cc class, Mika Kallio headed warm-up with 1:38.552, from Sergio Gadea on 1:38.758 and Mattia Pasini on 1:38.888. Bradley Smith was 11th, Daniel Cooper 33rd, and Alex Lowes, Kyle Kentish, Blake Leigh-SMith and Anthony Rogers were 41-44th.

250cc warm-up:

1 Anthony WEST 1'47.613

2 Sylvain GUINTOLI 1'47.805

3 Andrea DOVIZIOSO 1'48.222

4 Roberto LOCATELLI 1'48.711

5 Franco BATTAINI 1'49.000

6 Yuki TAKAHASHI 1'49.161

7 Alex DE ANGELIS 1'49.381

8 Hector BARBERA 1'49.969

9 Chaz DAVIES 1'50.230

10 Shuhei AOYAMA 1'50.441

11 Luca MORELLI 1'50.514

12 Jorge LORENZO 1'50.553

13 Alex BALDOLINI 1'50.625

14 Hiroshi AOYAMA 1'50.719

15 Jakub SMRZ 1'51.435

16 Marco SIMONCELLI 1'51.690

17 Jules CLUZEL 1'52.970

18 Arturo TIZON 1'53.542

19 Dan LINFOOT 1'53.891

20 Fabricio PERREN 1'54.321

21 Manuel POGGIALI 1'55.383

22 Andrea BALLERINI 1'56.236

23 Aleix ESPARGARO 1'56.365

24 Jordi CARCHANO 1'56.859

25 Luke LAWRENCE 1'57.755

26 Nicklas CAJBACK 2'06.654

27 Franz ASCHENBRENNER 2'35.979

125cc warm-up:

1 Mika KALLIO 1'38.552

2 Sergio GADEA 1'38.758

3 Mattia PASINI 1'38.888

4 Alvaro BAUTISTA 1'38.941

5 Gabor TALMACSI 1'39.200

6 Joan OLIVE 1'39.565

7 Mike DI MEGLIO 1'39.601

8 Angel RODRIGUEZ 1'39.613

9 Hector FAUBEL 1'39.656

10 Fabrizio LAI 1'39.739

11 Bradley SMITH 1'39.774

12 Raffaele DE ROSA 1'39.826

13 Simone CORSI 1'39.866

14 Lukas PESEK 1'39.926

15 Thomas LUTHI 1'40.174

16 Nicolas TEROL 1'40.302

17 Lorenzo BARONI 1'40.381

18 Vincent BRAILLARD 1'40.430

19 Stefan BRADL 1'40.520

20 Lorenzo ZANETTI 1'40.528

21 Esteve RABAT 1'40.640

22 Sandro CORTESE 1'40.687

23 Michele CONTI 1'40.737

24 Michael RANSEDER 1'40.879

25 Randy KRUMMENACHER 1'40.917

26 Michele PIRRO 1'40.926

27 Manuel HERNANDEZ 1'40.959

28 Georg FROEHLICH 1'40.966

29 Andrea IANNONE 1'41.004

30 Karel ABRAHAM 1'41.539

31 Roberto TAMBURINI 1'42.157

32 Simone GROTZKYJ 1'42.297

33 Daniel COOPER 1'42.427

34 Dino LOMBARDI 1'42.483

35 Imre TOTH 1'42.508

36 Federico SANDI 1'42.750

37 Hiroaki KUZUHARA 1'42.752

38 Pablo NIETO 1'42.812

39 Joey LITJENS 1'43.129

40 Mateo TUNEZ 1'43.337

41 Alex LOWES 1'43.815

42 Kyle KENTISH 1'45.549

43 Blake LEIGH-SMITH 1'45.719

44 Anthony ROGERS 1'48.388

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