Estoril MotoGP: Stoner leads dry second practice

Published: 04 May 2012

Casey Stoner tops the times from Friday free practice at Estoril. The dry second practice session of the day allowed the Australian Repsol Honda rider to post a time of 1:38.396. Yamaha's Ben Spies was second quickest, after heading the times in the damp morning session.

Britain's Cal Crutchlow was third fastest by just .025 seconds, and lapped faster than the factory Honda of Dani Pedrosa and the factory Yamaha of Jorge Lorenzo. The fastest of the CRT bikes was Randy de Puniet, with James Ellison currently 21st on the Paul Bird Motorsport machine.

Estoril MotoGP Free Practice 2 Times:

1. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 38.396s
2. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 38.717s
3. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 38.742s
4. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 38.797s
5. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 1m 38.930s
6. Alvaro Bautista ESP San Carlo Honda Gresini (RC213V) 1m 38.959s
7. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 39.029s
8. Hector Barbera ESP Pramac Racing (GP12) 1m 39.193s
9. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team (GP12) 1m 39.357s
10. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 39.615s
11. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing (GP12) 1m 40.207s
12. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 1m 40.898s
13. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 41.088s
14. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 41.634s
15. Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 41.638s
16. Mattia Pasini ITA Speed Master (ART CRT) 1m 41.973s
17. Michele Pirro ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 1m 42.252s
18. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (Suter-BMW CRT) 1m 42.587s
19. Ivan Silva ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT) 1m 42.804s
20. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing (Ioda-Aprilia CRT) 1m 42.984s
21. James Ellison GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 1m 43.665s