MotoGP: Rossi fastest

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250cc GP free practice:

1 Roberto LOCATELLI 1'48.014

2 Yuki TAKAHASHI 1'48.114

3 Andrea DOVIZIOSO 1'48.189

4 Hiroshi AOYAMA 1'48.275

5 Alex DEBON 1'48.425

6 Alex DE ANGELIS 1'48.579

7 Jakub SMRZ 1'48.640

8 Jorge LORENZO 1'49.006

9 Marco SIMONCELLI 1'49.173

10 Sylvain GUINTOLI 1'49.253

11 Alex BALDOLINI 1'49.283

12 Manuel POGGIALI 1'49.319

13 Anthony WEST 1'49.425

14 Shuhei AOYAMA 1'50.012

15 Andrea BALLERINI 1'50.097

16 Arturo TIZON 1'50.187

17 Franco BATTAINI 1'50.313

18 Jules CLUZEL 1'50.765

19 Martin CARDENAS 1'51.248

20 Fabrizio PERREN 1'52.197

21 Arnaud VINCENT 1'52.691

22 Luca MORELLI 1'53.192

23 Alessio PALUMBO 1'53.515

24 Franz ASCHENBRENNER 1'54.212

25 Dan LINFOOT 1'54.273

26 Jordi CARCHANO 1'56.158

Sebastian PORTO

125cc free practice one:

1. Alvaro BAUTISTA 1'51.343

2. Mika KALLIO 1'51.464

3. Hector FAUBEL 1'51.832

4. Gabor TALMACSI 1'51.845 5. Sergio GADEA 1'51.947 6. Julian SIMON 1'52.059 7. Simone CORSI 1'52.096 8. Mattia PASINI 1'52.163 9. Thomas LUTHI 1'52.357 10. Nicolas TEROL 1'52.426 11. Tomoyoshi KOYAMA 1'52.431 12. Lukas PESEK 1'52.446 13. Joan OLIVE 1'52.582 14. Andrea IANNONE 1'52.637 15. Sandro CORTESE 1'52.666 16. Lorenzo ZANETTI 1'52.713 17. Pol ESPARGARO 1'52.819 18. Pablo NIETO 1'52.860 19. Raffaele DE ROSA 1'52.878 20. Esteve RABAT 1'52.975 21. Fabrizio LAI 1'53.045 22. Karel ABRAHAM 1'53.175 23. Stefan BRADL 1'53.275 24. Bradley SMITH 1'53.309 25. Mike DI MEGLIO 1'53.339 26. Angel RODRIGUEZ 1'53.541 27. Joey LITJENS 1'53.566 28. Michele PIRRO 1'53.745 29. Michael RANSEDER 1'53.749 30. Imre TOTH 1'53.942 31. Aleix ESPARGARO 1'53.943 32. Federico SANDI 1'54.062 33. Alexis MASBOU 1'54.240 34. Manuel HERNANDEZ 1'54.676 35. Mateo TUNEZ 1'54.882 36. Lorenzo BARONI 1'55.004 37. Michele CONTI 1'55.227 38. Hugo VAN DEN BERG 1'55.254 39. Vincent BRAILLARD 1'55.449 40. Daniel WEBB 1'55.773 41. Dino LOMBARDI 1'55.911 42. Roberto TAMBURINI 1'56.391 43. Simone GROTZKYJ 1'56.733 44. Ivan MAESTRO 1'56.751

Valentino Rossi has gone fastest in the second free practice session for the Catalunya GP, with a time of 1:42.837 on the Camel Yamaha.

The reigning champion demoted the leader of the first session, Kenny Roberts, to second on the time sheet as the American couldn't improve on his earlier time. Dani Pedrosa remains third fastest on the Repsol Honda, but the biggest improvement was Chris Vermeulen who moved to fourth quickest for Rizla Suzuki. Britain's James Ellison also improved, lapping faster than the Pramac Ducati riders Alex Hoffman and Jose Luis Cardoso. Click here for the full time sheet.

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First qualifying for the 125cc GP class saw Mika Kallio take provisional pole for Red Bull KTM with 1:57.275, half a second quicker than reigning champion Thomas Luthi. Michele Conti is third quickest, and Britain's Bradley Smith finished the session in an impressive sixth quickest. Fellow Brit Daniel Webb is 40th quickest, while young KTM rider Stefan Bradl sat out the session after crashing in practice. Click here for the full timesheet.

Morning practice

Kenny Roberts Jr has gone fastest in the first free practice session for the Catalunya GP.

Roberts posted a fastest lap of 1:42.923 to head the timesheet from Colin Edwards on the Camel Yamaha (1:43.197) and Dani Pedrosa on the Repsol Honda (1:43.234). Valentino Rossi is fourth fasest. Interestingly the highest speed at the circuit was 329.5km/h, set by Makoto Tamada who went 16th fastest. Britain's James Ellison is 19th quickest. To see the full time sheet, click here.

Roberto Locatelli heads the 250cc GP practice for Team Toth with 1:48.014,from the Humangest duo of Yuki Takahashi (1:48.114) and Andrea Dovizioso (1:48.189). Britian's Dan Linfoot is 25th for the Teng Tool Winona Racing squad with 1:56.158. For the full time sheet, click here.

In 125cc free practice the MVA Aspar team dominate the top five places, with Alvaro Bautista quickest (1:51.343), Hector Faubel third (1:51.832), and Sergio Gadea (1:51.947). Second fastest was Mika Kallio on the Red Bull KTM, while Gabor Talmacsi was fourth fastest. Britain's Bradley Smith is 24th quickest, with wildcard team-mate Daniel Webb 40th. Click here for the full time sheet, click here.

125cc GP first qualifying:

1 Mika KALLIO 1'57.275

2 Thomas LUTHI 1'57.739

3 Michele CONTI 1'58.061

4 Mike DI MEGLIO 1'58.155

5 Joey LITJENS 1'58.260

6 Bradley SMITH 1'58.545

7 Raffaele DE ROSA 1'58.597

8 Lorenzo ZANETTI 1'58.614

9 Gabor TALMACSI 1'58.675

10 Michele PIRRO 1'58.706

11 Simone CORSI 1'58.781

12 Sergio GADEA 1'58.869

13 Fabrizio LAI 1'58.877

14 Pablo NIETO 1'59.128

15 Sandro CORTESE 1'59.306

16 Lukas PESEK 1'59.376

17 Joan OLIVE 1'59.766

18 Michael RANSEDER 1'59.862

19 Pol ESPARGARO 1'59.940

20 Hector FAUBEL 1'59.958

21 Lorenzo BARONI 2'00.029

22 Aleix ESPARGARO 2'00.166

23 Tomoyoshi KOYAMA 2'00.427

24 Karel ABRAHAM 2'00.448

25 Imre TOTH 2'00.591

26 Ivan MAESTRO 2'00.688

27 Julian SIMON 2'00.868

28 Mattia PASINI 2'01.273

29 Manuel HERNANDEZ 2'01.380

30 Angel RODRIGUEZ 2'01.387

31 Esteve RABAT 2'01.498

32 Federico SANDI 2'01.749

33 Nicolas TEROL 2'02.224

34 Mateo TUNEZ 2'03.836

35 Andrea IANNONE 2'04.274

36 Alvaro BAUTISTA 2'04.421

37 Dino LOMBARDI 2'04.546

38 Simone GROTZKYJ 2'04.757

39 Vincent BRAILLARD 2'05.277

40 Daniel WEBB 2'05.302

41 Alexis MASBOU 2'05.478

DNQ: Hugo VAN DEN BERG 2'09.720. Roberto TAMBURINI 2'10.082. Stefan BRADL

MotoGP free practice:

1 Kenny ROBERTS JR 1'42.923

2 Colin EDWARDS 1'43.197

3 Dani PEDROSA 1'43.234

4 Valentino ROSSI 1'43.319

5 John HOPKINS 1'43.449

6 Loris CAPIROSSI 1'43.481

7 Nicky HAYDEN 1'43.522

8 Carlos CHECA 1'43.617

9 Marco MELANDRI 1'43.621

10 Casey STONER 1'43.830

11 Chris VERMEULEN 1'43.880

12 Toni ELIAS 1'43.934

13 Sete GIBERNAU 1'44.043

14 Shinya NAKANO 1'44.111

15 Randy DE PUNIET 1'44.393

16 Makoto TAMADA 1'44.595

17 Jose Luis CARDOSO 1'46.207

18 Alex HOFMANN 1'46.387

19 James ELLISON 1'46.551

MotoGP second practice:

1 Valentino ROSSI 1'42.837

2 Kenny ROBERTS JR 1'42.930

3 Dani PEDROSA 1'43.036

4 Chris VERMEULEN 1'43.308

5 Casey STONER 1'43.380

6 Colin EDWARDS 1'43.382

7 John HOPKINS 1'43.421

8 Loris CAPIROSSI 1'43.433

9 Marco MELANDRI 1'43.500

10 Sete GIBERNAU 1'43.617

11 Nicky HAYDEN 1'43.654

12 Randy DE PUNIET 1'43.784

13 Shinya NAKANO 1'43.937

14 Makoto TAMADA 1'43.944

15 Toni ELIAS 1'43.999

16 Carlos CHECA 1'44.059

17 James ELLISON 1'45.616

18 Alex HOFMANN 1'45.912

19 Jose Luis CARDOSO 1'46.384

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