Feb 15, 2002
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Red Bull Yamaha's John Hopkins, 18, of Ramona, California was 13th fastest on the first day of IRTA team testing at Valencia, Spain Friday.<BR><BR>Hopkins' best lap on his Yamaha YZR500 was 1:37.720.<BR><BR>His teammate, Garry McCoy, was fifth fastest at 1:36.159. Only a few riders' times were available at post time, and follow:<BR><BR>Alex Barros, Honda NSR500, 1:35.213<BR>Carlos Checa, Yamaha M1, 1:35.488<BR>John Kocinski, Yamaha M1, 1:35.649<BR>Max Biaggi, Yamaha M1, 1:35.910<BR>Garry McCoy, Yamaha YZR500, 1:36.159<BR>Shinya Nakano, Yamaha YZR500, 1:36.671<BR>Olivier Jacque, Yamaha YZR500, 1:36.685<BR>John Hopkins, Yamaha YZR500, 1:37.720<BR><BR>