Za tradičně velmi “vlhkých” podmínek se odjel první trénink královské kubatury MotoGP. Byl to Dani Pedrosa z Repsol Hondy, který otevřel v Sepangu závodní víkend nejrychlejším časem. Druhý dojel Casey Stoner a třetí Jorge Lorenzo. Karel Abraham skončil dvanáctý.

Dani Pedrosa

Dani Pedrosa

GP Japonska – MotoGP – 3. trénink

Jezdec Tým Motocykl Rychlost km/h Čas Ztráta
1 Dani PEDROSA Repsol Honda Team Honda 321.2 2’01.621
2 Casey STONER Repsol Honda Team Honda 323.5 2’01.773 0.152 / 0.152
3 Jorge LORENZO Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 322.1 2’01.934 0.313 / 0.161
4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 320.9 2’02.236 0.615 / 0.302
5 Cal CRUTCHLOW Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 317.9 2’02.266 0.645 / 0.030
6 Ben SPIES Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 321.2 2’02.358 0.737 / 0.092
7 Stefan BRADL LCR Honda MotoGP Honda 321.7 2’02.617 0.996 / 0.259
8 Nicky HAYDEN Ducati Team Ducati 322.7 2’02.754 1.133 / 0.137
9 Alvaro BAUTISTA San Carlo Honda Gresini Honda 319.9 2’02.872 1.251 / 0.118
10 Hector BARBERA Pramac Racing Team Ducati 315.9 2’03.221 1.600 / 0.349
11 Valentino ROSSI Ducati Team Ducati 318.6 2’03.274 1.653 / 0.053
12 Karel ABRAHAM Cardion AB Motoracing Ducati 311.9 2’04.624 3.003 / 1.350
13 Randy DE PUNIET Power Electronics Aspar ART 301.3 2’05.029 3.408 / 0.405
14 Aleix ESPARGARO Power Electronics Aspar ART 300.5 2’05.077 3.456 / 0.048
15 Colin EDWARDS NGM Mobile Forward Racing Suter 305.9 2’05.387 3.766 / 0.310
16 Michele PIRRO San Carlo Honda Gresini FTR 290.0 2’06.058 4.437 / 0.671
17 James ELLISON Paul Bird Motorsport ART 297.2 2’06.452 4.831 / 0.394
18 Roberto ROLFO Speed Master ART 291.3 2’06.470 4.849 / 0.018
19 Yonny HERNANDEZ Avintia Blusens BQR 296.2 2’07.257 5.636 / 0.787
20 Ivan SILVA Avintia Blusens BQR 298.3 2’07.291 5.670 / 0.034
21 Danilo PETRUCCI Came IodaRacing Project Ioda-Suter 299.8 2’07.818 6.197 / 0.527