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Marquez & Rossi talk slick tyre gamble

The two big names both tried Q2 on slicks – and both found it was too early. But was there a silver lining?

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Smith & Espargaro take both KTMs to Q2

…for already the second time this season! And Q1 was even a little useful in terms of knowledge…

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Yamanaka takes victory in dramatic race at Motegi

Japanese rider assumes the points lead and gets on the top step at home

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Zero to hero: Nakagami wins pole shootout on home soil

Japanese rider strikes late to fight it out at the front – taking pole on his final attempt

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Timed to perfection: Zarco takes shock pole in Japan

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider masters tough-to-judge conditions at the Japanese GP to take his second ever pole

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Both KTMs through to Q2, Viñales and Crutchlow out

Espargaro and Smith head Q1 as Viñales can’t push through – and Crutchlow misses out with a moment on his last lap

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Marquez, Pedrosa, Lorenzo head FP4

Spanish trio top the timesheets – but Marquez holds the ace ahead of qualifying

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Runaway Bulega banks pole at Motegi

Italian blasts away from the field in Japan, with Championship leader Mir set to start 20th

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Syahrin sets the pace in FP3

Malaysian takes to the top in wet conditions at Motegi

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Dovizioso leads the way to Q2, Rossi through

Wet conditions remain at the Twin Ring Motegi, with Dovizioso still ahead, Rossi able to move through – and Viñales in Q1

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Pagliani powers to the top in FP3

CIP rider gets in the groove as the rain remains at Motegi

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Hartley to make F1 debut in US for Toro Rosso

New Zealander Brendon Hartley is to make his Formula 1 debut for Toro Rosso at next weekend’s United States Grand Prix.

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Aleix Espargaro: “Why not aim for the podium?”

An impressive first day in the wet sets sights high for the Aprilia rider

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More difficult debut for Yamaha at Motegi

Rear grip issues affect both Viñales and Rossi on Day 1

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“If the race was tomorrow”: Dovi & Marquez split by 0.043

The title rivals begin the Japanese GP close together at the top – but do they expect race day to be the same?

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Crutchlow vs Lorenzo: disagreement on FP1 crash

Luckily both escaping unharmed, there remains some discussion on the crash that saw the Brit make contact with the Spaniard at Motegi

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