Barcelona MotoGP: Marc Marquez leads Cal Crutchlow in practice

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Marc Marquez led Honda MotoGP stablemate Cal Crutchlow as he set the pace in a drying first practice session for the Catalunya Grand Prix.

A storm on Friday morning meant parts of the Barcelona circuit - which now has a reconfigured final chicane - remained damp when running started, with riders venturing out on wets.

The circuit was essentially too dry for wet tyres so the majority stayed in their garages, with only six riders recording times in the first 15 minutes.

Jorge Lorenzo became the seventh, moving to the top with a 1m55.452s for Ducati to displace Tech3 Yamaha's Jonas Folger before improving to a 1m54.940s nearing the halfway mark.

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