After a washout of Free Practice One with only a handful of riders taking to the track to test their wet settings, and no factory riders including last year's race winner Jorge Lorenzo taking to the track.
All eyes were now on Free Practise Two with yet again more mixed weather conditions with Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa topping the time sheets with a time of 1.50'780. With Valentino Rossi taking second with wet conditions suiting him and his Ducati.
Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo took third place after only taking to the track for a limited time. He was followed by Pedrosa's team mate Casey Stoner.
Rossi's team mate Nicky Hayden lapped sixth fastest with Monster Tech3 rider Andrea Dovizioso following behind.
Alvaro Bautista placed his satellite Honda Gresini in seventh place, With Cal Crutchlow beating factory Yamaha rider Ben spies who could only manage ninth.
Taking tenth was LCR Honda rookie Stefan Bradl. The German dared a late run with slick tyres as the track started to dry out near to the end of the session. By Laura Turner
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