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Edwards fastest on day one of MotoGP Practice

Edwards fastest on day one of MotoGP Practice

Edwards fastest on day one of MotoGP Practice

In practice for Saturday's A-Style TT Assen, Colin Edwards earned the best time of the day, a 1'38.144 lap which put him one tenth of a second ahead of surprise package Carlos Checa.

Third place went to Casey Stoner, ahead of the continually resurgent Kenny Roberts Jr. Randy de Puniet occupied fifth ahead of Suzuki's John Hopkins.

Chris Vermeulen, on one of the few tracks on the calendar with which he is familiar, was seventh fastest, ahead of Makoto Tamada, Shinya Nakano and Nicky Hayden. The day also saw the debut of Alex Hofmann on the Ducati, standing in for Sete Gibernau, and Ivan Silva for Pramac d'Antin.

A-Style TT Assen
MotoGP after FP2

1. Colin Edwards - Camel Yamaha 1'38.144
2. Carlos Checa - Yamaha Tech 3 1'38.259
3. Casey Stoner - Honda LCR 1'38.416
4. Kenny Roberts jr. - Team Roberts 1'38.510
5. Randy de Puniet - Kawasaki Racing 1'38.610
6. John Hopkins - Rizla Suzuki 1'38.659
7. Chris Vermeulen - Rizla Suzuki 1'38.720
8. Makoto Tamada - KOnica Minolta 1'38.921
9. Shinya Nakano - Kawasaki Racing 1'38.965
10. Nicky Hayden - Repsol Honda 1'39.142

Tags:
MotoGP, 2006, A-STYLE TT ASSEN, FP2

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