Jorge Lorenzo led the way during a pair of MotoGP practice sessions on Friday at the Silverstone Circuit in England.
Nicky Hayden and Randy de Puniet led the first two practice sessions for the 2012 MotoGP finale Friday at Circuit Ricardo Tormo.
Andrea Iannone established himself as a front runner during the opening day of MotoGP practice at TT Circuit Assen by leading both rounds of practice aboard his Ducati.
After taking the first win of the 2012 season under the floodlights of Qatar, Yamaha Factory Racing´s Jorge Lorenzo will be looking to not only extend his championship lead at a track where he has won the last two consecutive races, but also take his total Grand Prix wins to an even 40.
Dani Pedrosa used one final fast lap to secure the pole on Saturday for the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix at Circuito de Jerez.
There will be significant changes to the racing bikes on the MotoGP grid next season.
Jorge Lorenzo got off to a flying start at the final 2012 pre-season MotoGP Test at Jerez on Friday, laying down the fastest lap by the midway point of the opening day and with Dani Pedrosa, Ben Spies and Casey Stoner all within three-tenths of a second of the Yamaha rider.
Andrea Iannone impressed onlookers by leading the opening day of MotoGP practice on Friday at Circuit of the Americas.
he final official MotoGP Test of the pre-season at Jerez got underway on Friday with Casey Stoner laying down the fastest time, as the reigning World Champion shot to the top of the timesheet with his 54th and final lap of the opening day.
Following the announcement last week regarding Colombian Yonny Hernandez being released from the PBM contract in order to join Pramac Ducati, the team has decided to restructure for the remainder of the 2013 MotoGP World Championship.