Spies, Crutchlow and Hayden take the top three positions in the second free practice
UNFAMILIAR names featured at the top of the timesheets for the afternoon practice session at Assen, as Ben Spies lead Cal Crutchlow and Nicky Hayden.
Spies went quicker than the time set by his factory Yamaha team-mate from this morning, lapping the Dutch circuit in 1:34.866. He was closely followed by Crutchlow on the Tech 3 Yamaha and Ducati rider Hayden, 0.006 and 0.102 seconds behind respectively.
In fourth was Alvaro Bautista, followed by compatriots Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa. Andrea Dovizioso was the top Italian in seventh.
Valentino Rossi closed the gap to the front, finishing the session just 0.4s off Spies' fastest time for eighth in the tmesheets. Rounding out the top 10 was Casey Stoner, who was the only prototype rider to not improve his time from the morning.
1. Ben Spies USA Yamaha Factory Racing 1'34.8662. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1'34.872 0.0063. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team 1'34.968 0.1024. Alvaro Bautista SPA San Carlo Honda Gresini 1'35.008 0.1425. Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha Factory Racing 1'35.057 0.1916. Dani Pedrosa SPA Repsol Honda Team 1'35.080 0.2147. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1'35.257 0.3918. Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Team 1'35.296 0.4309. Hector Barbera SPA Pramac Racing Team 1'35.298 0.43210. Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda Team 1'35.304 0.43811. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP 1'35.337 0.47112. Aleix Espargaro SPA Power Electronics Aspar 1'36.615 1.74913. Randy de Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar 1'36.871 2.00514. Michele Pirro ITA San Carlo Honda Gresini 1'37.057 2.19115. Yonny Hernandez COL Avintia Blusens 1'37.572 2.70616. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing 1'37.628 2.76217. Mattia Pasini ITA Speed Master 1'37.657 2.79118. Colin Edwards USA NGM Mobile Forward Racing 1'37.669 2.80319. James Ellison GBR Paul Bird Motorsport 1'37.973 3.107 20. Ivan Silva SPA Avintia Blusens 1'38.279 3.41321. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing Project 1'38.373 3.507
Posted: 28/06/2012 at 15:24
Posted: 28/06/2012 at 15:29
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