Brake problems denied Dani Pedrosa the chance of a super-fast time in the morning session at Sepang as the Repsol Honda rider slipped down the order to sixth place.

Pedrosa, second quickest on Wednesday, was nonetheless upbeat after making gains with the set-up of his RC213V.

His fastest overall lap on the third and final day of 2m 00.223s was 0.690s off team-mate Marc Marquez's new record lap at Sepang.

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However, Pedrosa said: "On this third day we focused on the chassis, looking to gain more rear grip and I feel that we have made a lot of progress here.

"This morning we had a problem with the brakes on both bikes and I lost a lot of time, right in the part of the day in which you can put in a fast lap.

"However, I am happy that we were able to improve the set-up and in general today was a positive day," he added.

"At the next test, I hope that we can continue from where we left off today, and continue improving before moving on to Phillip Island."