The conditions were dry despite fears about the weather and stint of bad weather.
The Honda duo of defending world champion Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa were second and third fastest
After four tests beginning in November and wrapping up earlier in March, it’s finally time to race.
Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi are the top contenders for world title as the MotoGP season starts with Grand Prix of Qatar at Losail.
HONDA rider Dani Pedrosa will be lining up on the grid for the 12th consecutive year when the MotoGP season begins in Qatar on Sunday.
The Qatari riders are no rookies and have plenty of experience at the international level.
The Briton also joins the board of directors and will run the business with deputy principal Claire Williams and chief executive Mike O'Driscoll.
Italian showman and nine-time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi is still very much at home on a race track even though he is in the twilight of his career.
The MotoGP season is set to begin on March 26, but world champion Marc Marquez has not yet found his groove.
IN THE 2013 sports drama Rush, a biopic about the intense rivalry between Formula One drivers, Niki Lauda tells James Hunt that ‘A wise man gets more from his enemy than a fool from his friends’.
Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales underlined his potential as one of the favourites for the world title by topping the final pre-season tests in Qatar.
NASSER Saleh Al Attiyah is back to winning ways and that too in style!
DEFENDING champion Adel Hussein Abdulla, in a Nissan Patrol, had to be content with a third-place finish in the support category (T2) of FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies in Dubai.