Crutchlow and Tech 3 head Brno test
27 August 2012 – Cal Crutchlow topped the post-race MotoGP test session at Brno on Monday, leading the way from Tech 3 Yamaha team-mate Andrea Dovizioso. Championship leader Jorge Lorenzo was third as Jonathan Rea made an appearance for Repsol Honda.
Further down in the classification, Rea – fifth in the Superbike World Championship – ended the day in ninth position. The Northern Irishman is favourite to replace the injured Casey Stoner, who aims to return to competition by Phillip Island.
Also in action was Loris Capirossi as the retiree of 2011 circulated in his role of Safety Advisor for MotoGP commercial rights holder Dorna Sports. The Italian, riding a variety of machines, completed the 13-bike field from Colin Edwards’ Speed Master.