On a day dominated by the extreme heat and very high temperatures, the Australian rider does not lose his concentration and the first free practice session reserved for extreme clarity and demonstrated his great physical shape. Honda RC212V Stoner and his start in a historical route, that of Misano, a track where the cars Japanese do not struggle to make it clear their potential. To break the trio Honda thinks the American Ben Spies positioned in second place before Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso. Marco Simoncelli, Jorge Lorenzo and Barbera close the second row. Excellent performance of Bautista, who once again demonstrates the power of his Suzuki.
For the black sky Ducati Team riders Valentino Rossi finished in eleventh place and Nicky Hayden thirteenth.
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