Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone out on track at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia for the first day of IRTA test
During the decisive qualifying run Ducati riders were disturbed by strong winds.
Valentino Rossi seized his first MotoGP pole position since the 2010!
The 2014 MotoGP World Champion topped both Friday practice sessions at the Valencia Grand Prix.
Andrew Iannone and Yonny Hernandez are aiming for good results.
Hernandez made his MotoGP debut in 2012.
Yonny Hernandez closes the Malaysia GP best of the Ducati on the track.
Qualifying session under a scorching hot sun!
Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow ended the day in seventh and eighth place respectively.
The riders wasted no time getting up to speed at Sepang in the first session of the weekend.
Cal Crutchlow crashes out from second on last lap.
Andrea Dovizioso down on row 4 in tenth place
Marc Marquez emerged with the quickest time after setting a lap time of 1'28.408
A gruelling test for tyres...
Good eighth place for Cal Crutchlow, just three-tenths behind his team-mate.
Second quickest in today’s practice sessions on combined times was Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo.
Dovizioso crashes and has to retire from fourth
Jorge Lorenzo showed superb pace in both wet and dry conditions.
Dovizioso crashes on his quick lap and qualifies ninth.
MotorLand Aragon Circuit Best Lap record smashed by Marc Marquez
Andrea Dovizioso set a scorching lap time of 1’48.285 to finish the day 0.043 seconds quicker than Marc Marquez
Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo first ever premier-class pole position at the Italian circuit.
Both sessions of free practice at Misano today were subject to wet and cool conditions.
The Italian finishes fifth after battling for third until the flag. Crutchlow twelfth
The battle between Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo lasted almost the whole race...
Championship leader takes victory ahead of teammates Lorenzo and Rossi
Marc Marquez’s best time was just a couple of tenths shy of his own outright lap record at Silverstone.
Repsol Honda rider bounces back from small crash this morning and takes pole
The cool temperatures and wind created a challenging situation for the riders today.
Reigning MotoGP champion seals ninth pole of the year ahead of Dovizioso and Iannone