Aleix Espargaro
NGM Mobile Forward Racing MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro of Spain Reuters

NGM Forward Team rider Aleix Espargaro was the fastest in the second practice session, beating his younger brother and Tech 3 rider Pol Espargaro's time from the first session.

Where to Watch Live

The third practice session starts at 8am BST. Live coverage of the qualifying for the Dutch Grand Prix starts at 11am BST on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport 1 HD. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Practice Review

Aleix Espargaro broke the lap record set by Casey Stoner in 2012 to take top spot in Free Practice 2 with a 01.33:653 at the Dutch Grand Prix at Assen. The practice sessions were dominated by the Espargaro brothers, with younger brother Pol taking top spot in FP1 in his Tech 3 Yamaha.

Championship leader Marc Marquez who was fourth in the first session with a 1.34:770, improved to second with a 1.33.864 during FP2. Honda team mate Dani Pedrosa who struggled in the first practice with 1.35.187, managed to finish third in the second session.

Meanwhile, former World Champion Jorge Lorenzo was fourth behind his main rivals with a 1.34.148 in FP2. Valentino Rossi was 0.138 behind his team mate in seventh place. Pol Espargaro, Stefan Bradl and Andrea Dovizioso rounded out the top ten.

Top 10 MotoGP Free Practice 2 Times from Dutch Grand Prix in Assen:

1. Aleix Espargaro (ESP) Forward 1:33.653s

2. Marc Marquez (ESP) Repsol Honda 1:33.864s

3. Dani Pedrosa (ESP) Repsol Honda 1:34.069s

4. Jorge Lorenzo (ESP) Yamaha 1:34.148s

5. Andrea Iannone (ITA) Pramac 1:34.277s

6. Bradley Smith (GBR) Tech 3 1:34.286s

7. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Yamaha 1:34.286s

8. Pol Espargaro (ESP) Tech 3 1:34.408s

9. Stefan Bradl (GER) LCR 1:34.457s

10. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Ducati 1:34.460s