Byl to tovární jezdec Yamahy, Jorge Lorenzo, kdo si v těžkém souboji zajel traťový rekord a dojel si pro start z prvního místa do nedělní Velké ceny Japonska. Vedle něho na startovním roštu uvidíme Dani Pedrosu a Cal Crutchlowa. Čech Karel Abraham byl patnáctý.

Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo

GP Japonska – MotoGP – kvalifikace

Jezdec Tým Motocykl Rychlost km/h Čas Ztráta
1 Jorge LORENZO Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 302.4 1’44.969
2 Dani PEDROSA Repsol Honda Team Honda 306.9 1’45.215 0.246 / 0.246
3 Cal CRUTCHLOW Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 304.7 1’45.257 0.288 / 0.042
4 Ben SPIES Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 302.5 1’45.336 0.367 / 0.079
5 Alvaro BAUTISTA San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 303.7 1’45.481 0.512 / 0.145
6 Andrea DOVIZIOSO Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 302.9 1’45.612 0.643 / 0.131
7 Casey STONER Repsol Honda Team Honda 304.0 1’45.745 0.776 / 0.133
8 Stefan BRADL LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 309.1 1’45.848 0.879 / 0.103
9 Valentino ROSSI Ducati Team Ducati 302.6 1’45.976 1.007 / 0.128
10 Nicky HAYDEN Ducati Team Ducati 301.8 1’46.461 1.492 / 0.485
11 Katsuyuki NAKASUGA Yamaha YSP Racing Team Yamaha 303.0 1’46.780 1.811 / 0.319
12 Hector BARBERA Pramac Racing Team Ducati 305.2 1’46.881 1.912 / 0.101
13 Aleix ESPARGARO Power Electronics Aspar ART 286.5 1’47.383 2.414 / 0.502
14 Randy DE PUNIET Power Electronics Aspar ART 288.7 1’47.581 2.612 / 0.198
15 Karel ABRAHAM Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 303.2 1’47.791 2.822 / 0.210
16 Colin EDWARDS NGM Mobile Forward Racing Suter 287.2 1’48.125 3.156 / 0.334
17 Yonny HERNANDEZ Avintia Blusens BQR 284.7 1’48.513 3.544 / 0.388
18 Michele PIRRO San Carlo Honda Gresini FTR 283.6 1’48.653 3.684 / 0.140
19 Danilo PETRUCCI Came IodaRacing Project Ioda-Suter 283.6 1’48.831 3.862 / 0.178
20 James ELLISON Paul Bird Motorsport ART 286.5 1’49.023 4.054 / 0.192
21 Roberto ROLFO Speed Master ART 282.9 1’49.183 4.214 / 0.160
22 Ivan SILVA Avintia Blusens BQR 283.8 1’49.831 4.862 / 0.648