Factory teams pick up where they left off with sizzling pace
Rossi leads teammate Jorge Lorenzo and satellite Yamaha rider Cal Crutchlow
Spaniard tops all three days of testing and sets time under current lap record
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider surges to the front ahead of Rossi and Bradl
Rookie rider Marc Márquez challenging at the front after Malaysia test while his team mate Dani Pedrosa sets his eyes on 2013 crown.
Factory Hondas edge out Yamaha on final day of second MotoGP test of 2013
The day served as Cal Crutchlow’s debut with the Ducati Team, where he joins Andrea Dovizioso for the 2014 season.
Repsol Honda rider leads the way on day one in Malaysia
The Repsol Honda Team has begun 2013 in the best possible way, with Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez finishing the first day first and third respectively.
The first testing for the MotoGP teams ended on a high note for Repsol Honda in Sepang, Malaysia,
World Champion Marc Marquez clocking the fastest time – a 1’30.287 – over the three days on his Repsol Honda RC213V.
Rain in the morning made it impossible to follow the regular testing program, but fortunately the conditions were back to normal for the afternoon.
Ducati Team finally prepares to head home and begin preparing for the 2014 season.
Reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo had kicked off the Jerez test as the fastest man before spending the next two days working on honing his skill at delivering unbeatable pace over distance.
Crutchlow and Smith kick off 2013 preparations in Sepang testing
Cal Crutchlow stormed to the second best lap in MotoGP second day of testing at Sepang on his Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team YZR-M1.
Ducati team kicked off the new season with the RTA-organized test at the Malaysian Sepang circuit.
Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi completed the test days in Malaysia with changes to the original programme. Lorenzo leaves with the fastest overall best laptime.
Today’s track time was used mainly to test parts that had already been available during the 2013 season.
Yamaha Factory Team was back in Malaysia for the second round of testing at the Sepang International Circuit and day one was hampered by the weather.
Black clouds, heavy rains and a waterlogged track hampered testing efforts.
Pramac Racing Team: Final official 2013 pre-season test held in Jerez de la Frontera marked by bad weather.
Extreme weather at the Sepang circuit did not make for a pleasant day for the Ducati team in Malaysia.