After successful race at Motegi last weekend, Valentino Rossi now strikes again at 1st Sepang MotoGP free practice. Valentino Rossi lead 0.109 seconds ahead HRC rider, Andrea Dovizioso. Strong candidate for this year winner, Jorge Lorenzo, was on 3rd place with 2'.02.898.
On a dry track at Sepang, Rossi took a best time on 17th lap. But he still cannot break Stoner;s circuit record at 2007 with 2'02.108. Rossi best lap was 2'02.724. Casey Stoner had a slip crashed at the beginning free practice session. But he still on 4th with 2'03.160.
Another good result came from Alvaro Bautista on 5th with 2'03.338. Following Bautista, US rider Colin Edwards, Melandri, Espargaro Spies, De Puniet, Simoncelli, Capirossi, Barbera, Aoyama, Nicky Hayden, and Kallio. Dani Pedrosa still not shown on paddock.