Pedrosa edges out Lorenzo in third practice

Pedrosa edges out Lorenzo in third practice

3 May 2014 – Honda rider Dani Pedrosa set the fastest lap during third practice for the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez.

Pedrosa was 0.149s clear of Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo, who sat on top of the times for much of the session until Pedrosa's late lap.

Championship leader Marc Márquez was third quickest, over two-tenths of a second down on his Honda team-mate. Valentino Rossi was fourth for Yamaha, ahead of Colin Edwards and Stefan Bradl.

Aleix Espargaró was seventh, while Andrea Dovizioso edged out Tech 3 duo Pol Espargaró and Bradley Smith.

Ducati wildcard rider Michele Pirro was 11th quickest and will have to participate in Q1 as he bids to enter through to Q2.

Andrea Iannone was 12th, while Cal Crutchlow was 16th on his return from injury and will also have to fight for a spot in Q2. 

Danilo Petrucci a casualty with smoke pouring from the back of his Ioda machine.

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