It was no surprise, the second fastest in qualifying was. Stoner’s team-mate Dani Pedrosa, who was also in all three training sessions Qatar finished second, 0.205 of a second behind. This is Spain’s first front row at Losail.
be the final spot in the front row was the reigning MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo. The Spaniard pulled Stoner by 0.805 seconds.
Marco Simoncelli leads the second row on board the San Carlo Honda Gresini RC212V. Next is the 2010 MotoGP Rookie of the Year, Ben Spies. The Texan has a 1:59.095 and was the last rider to within a second of Stoner. Post
complete the second row of the top Ducati is piloted in Qatar qualifying the Mapfre Aspar Team GP11 by Hector Barbera. He was 1.086 seconds behind Stoner.
In contrast to the training sessions could not detect the third Repsol Honda RC212V rider Andrea Dovizioso, the times of his teammates. The Italian qualified seventh, only displaced by Barbera by 0.006 of a second. Eight is Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Cal Crutchlow M1 impressive for the first MotoGP race Brit (and also because it is riding with an injured finger) is. The rookie beat out Ducati Team rider Valentino Rossi, the driver was 1.5 seconds behind GP11 Stoner .
Rounding out the Top 10 is was Crutchlow’s team-mate Colin Edwards.
The only driver missing in Sunday’s race is Alvaro Bautista, who broke his left thigh bone in FP3 on Friday. There is no substitute for the Spaniards, so the grid contains only 16 drivers.