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Stoner on top after first day in Portugal

Stoner on top after first day in Portugal

Stoner on top after first day in Portugal

Casey Stoner finished day one of practices for the bwin.com Grande Premio de Portugal at the top of the timesheets, after putting in the fastest lap of the day in the final session.

The Australian's 1'38.218 lap put him ahead of Nicky Hayden, Kenny Roberts Jr and Carlos Checa behind him. Dani Pedrosa and Colin Edwards completed the first six. Sete Gibernau, Valentino Rossi, John Hopkins and Shinya Nakano were the other riders in the top ten, whilst Marco Melandri suffered an early crash and was taken to the Clinica Mobile. The Fortuna Honda rider was treated for a contusion of the left knee.

bwin.com GP de Portugal
MotoGP after FP2

1. Casey Stoner - Honda LCR 1'38.218
2. Nicky Hayden - Repsol Honda 1'38.268
3. Kenny Roberts JR - Team Roberts 1'38.337
4. Carlos Checa - Yamaha Tech 3 1'38.503
5. Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda 1'38.586
6. Colin Edwards - Camel Yamaha 1'38.779
7. Sete Gibernau - Ducati Marlboro 1'38.815
8. Valentino Rossi - Camel Yamaha 1'38.826
9. John Hopkins - Rizla Suzuki 1'39.007
10. Shinya Nakano _ Kawasaki Racing 1'39.161

Tags:
MotoGP, 2006, bwin.com GRANDE PREMIO DE PORTUGAL, FP2

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