MotoGP Test: Bautista Quickest Tuesday on Slippery Sepang Circuit

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MotoGP Test: Bautista Tuesday on Slippery Sepang

GOFUN Honda Gresini’s Bautista at Sepang

NGM Mobile Racing’s Aleix Espargaro at

Ducati Team’s Andrea at Sepang.

Yamaha Factory Valentino Rossi at Sepang.

Factory Racing’s Jorge at Sepang.

GO-FUN Honda Alvaro Bautista at Sepang NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix at Sepang. Ducati Team’s Dovizioso at Sepang. Yamaha Racing’s Valentino Rossi at

Yamaha Factory Racing’s Lorenzo at Sepang.

2014 II MotoGP Testing Wednesday

The second preseason MotoGP of 2014 got underway Wednesday less-than favorable track at Sepang International Circuit in

Due to recent storms, the track was and slick, not having the grip the riders encountered in the February testing sessions.

Regardless, the still got in much testing at the preseason test that see both the prototypes and Open-class on the same track.

Leading the way was GOFUN Honda Alvaro Bautista on the satellite The Spaniard posted a best of 2:00.848. This was 1.3 seconds than the top February time set by the MotoGP Champion Marc who was forced to miss the Sepang II due to breaking his leg in a dirt-training accident.

will also miss the Island Bridgestone tire

Bautista spent the day finely his Showa suspension, along the new hard rear Bridgestone He put in 61 laps on Wednesday.

Alvaro (GOFUN Honda Gresini MotoGP) says: “It’s a very positive first day of We worked very well on the end, an area that this month gave us problems, getting excellent Showa has developed a new shock somewhat different compared to the one we so far, which is suitable for our

“In addition to the good lap times, though the track was worst the first test, I am especially because my feeling with the new tires has improved so much and now I comfortable when riding. We are on the path: tomorrow morning we continue to work hard, also on the front end, in the afternoon if we get the chance we would to try a first long run.”

Finishing a mere 0.052 of a behind Bautista was Open-class Aleix Espargaro. The Spaniard, who led for a few at the end of the session, has taken the top Open-class aboard his NGM Mobile Forward Yamaha.

Espargaro tested the tires that are available to the machines. The problem with a tire is durability throughout a As testing continues, teams tune to improve durability.

on top was Espargaro’s brother, the rookie The Monster Tech 3 Yamaha YZR-M1) was 0.151 of a second off time. During the testing, Pol electronics, different wheel and various engine parts. As for his Bradley Smith finished 0.796 of a second behind

Smith was the final rider to within a second of Bautista.

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Dovizioso was the quickest Ducati rider, the Italian finishing quickest. As he tested the GP14, he was of a second off the top time.

Dovizioso and new Cal Crutchlow, who finished 11th, are on overall set-up and engine at the test. Ducati is also set to whether they will run class or prototype (MSMA) in 2014 before they from Malaysia.

Double title winner Jorge ended the day fifth, with the Factory Racing team on refining set-up for the new harder tire option. The team that the 20-liter fuel for MSMA entries this will not cause them consumption issues, as has been though they need to those findings in this after some positive last time out.

Dani Pedrosa had a somewhat visit to Sepang last and he has added responsibility this as the only Repsol Honda present. He was sixth on day one, his main task at this being confirmation of which works best for him, RC213V evolution well for 2014.

Valentino Rossi was overall at Sepang 1, but he ended in seventh spot, continuing his for his 15th season in the premier He was 0.5 of a second off the pace at the end of the day, 65 laps undertaken.

LCR Honda’s Bradl completed the day in eighth working on braking stability by suspension, geometry and electronics. The rider has some small from HRC to test in the absence of Honda man Marquez.

Andrea was ninth on the Pramac Ducati, in 15th spot Energy Pramac Racing’s Yonny carried out additional crucial gathering with the new Magneti software.

It was a mixed day for the DRIVE M7 Aspar with the key point for their being new suspension settings, as is the first time they properly tested the softer rear tyre for the “Open” Nicky Hayden was tenth and Aoyama was ‘unlucky’ 13th as he a light crash early in the

Team Suzuki MotoGP are present at this test, Randy de Puniet and Nobuatsu in attendance. De Puniet carried out a 73 lap workload on Wednesday for the manufacturer who an eye on returning to MotoGP racing in

After a check-up on Wednesday with Dr. Mir in Barcelona, it was advised Marquez takes this to rest, rather than further injury, in order to for the Qatar GP, which will in just three weeks.

obviously disappointed that I’m not in at the moment and to miss Phillip is also unfortunate, but we believe it is the decision,” declared Marquez. my meeting today with Dr. although he was happy with the situation of my leg after only days since the accident, he against taking unnecessary So I will take time to and get myself as fit as possible to return to for the first race in the best possible.”

2014 Sepang II MotoGP Results, Wednesday:

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