The official MotoGP winter testing programme has been confirmed.
The new MotoGP season will officially commence with the post-race test in Valencia, which will take place over three days from Monday, November 10 to Wednesday, November 13.
However, in a change to the new winter testing schedule, there will be no Moto2 and Moto3 tests post-race at Valencia.
Some teams involved in the intermediate and lightweight classes intend to carry out private tests at Jerez (November 14-15) and Almeria (November 26-28).
The testing ban commences from December and remains in place until January ahead of the opening Sepang MotoGP test in Malaysia in February.
In a change from previous years, the final MotoGP test will now be held in Qatar - rather than Jerez - two weeks before the now traditional season-opening night race under the floodlights at the same Losail International Circuit.
Provisional winter testing calendar, 2013-14:
November 11-13: Valencia
MotoGP post-race test
February 4-6: Sepang
MotoGP Malaysia test 1
February 11-13: Valencia
February 18-20: Jerez
February 26-28: Sepang
MotoGP Malaysia test 2
March 7-9: Qatar
March 11-13: Jerez