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Rossi and Hayden set scene for gripping qualifying session

Rossi and Hayden set scene for gripping qualifying session

Rossi and Hayden set scene for gripping qualifying session

Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden, the focal points of this weekends crucial Gran Premio bwin.com de la Comunitat Valenciana, topped the timesheets in the final practice session as the only riders to go round in under 1'32. The Italian was just over two hundredths under four hundredths of a second ahead of his American rival.

Loris Capirossi, fastest yesterday, was third, ahead of Rossi's team-mate Colin Edwards, Marco Melandri and Troy Bayliss.

Dani Pedrosa, John Hopkins, Chris Vermeulen and Makoto Tamada completed the top ten.

GP bwin.com Comunitat Valenciana
MotoGP after FP3

1. Valentino Rossi - Camel Yamaha Team 1'31.817
2. Nicky Hayden - Repsol Honda 1'31.854
3. Loris Capirossi - Ducati Marlboro 1'32.133
4. Colin Edwards - Camel Yamaha 1'32.302
5. Marco Melandri - Fortuna Honda 1'32.432
6. Troy Bayliss - Ducati Marlboro 1'32.557
7. Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda 1'32.615
8. John Hopkins - Rizla Suzuki 1'32.886
9. Chris Vermeulen - Rizla Suzuki 1'33.087
10. Makoto Tamada - Konica Minolta Honda 1'33.204

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MotoGP, 2006, GRAN PREMIO bwin.com DE LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA, FP3

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