MotoGP »

Jerez MotoGP Test: Marquez 'very positive conclusions'

"We were able to draw some very positive conclusions" - Marc Marquez.
Unbeaten in qualifying and races this year, Marc Marquez duly added the first 2014 in-season MotoGP test to his list of conquests.

Having claimed his first ever Jerez grand prix victory in Sunday's race, Marquez picked up where he had left off during Monday's return to the Spanish circuit, leading almost the entire eight hours of testing.

The Repsol Honda star held a 0.6s advantage by the time he completed his 55th and final lap, with Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo later getting to within 0.262s of the #93.

“Today went rather well and we were able to draw some very positive conclusions,” said Marquez.

“We didn't really have anything important to test out, but there were some things that you don't have time to look at over during a grand prix weekend; things like the electronics, the start strategy or some different setups.

“Despite feeling comfortable, we tested things out in order to have some ideas for the future. We tried a different rear suspension but in the end I went back to what we basically had used throughout the weekend. I felt most comfortable with it that way."

Marquez will seek to extend his unbeaten run to five during the French Grand Prix at Le Mans from May 16-18.

Tagged as: Honda , Marquez

Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Marquez, last lap, Spanish MotoGP 2014
Rossi, Malaysian MotoGP
Iannone, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Pol Espargaro, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Hernandez, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Aleix Espargaro, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Marquez, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Crutchlow, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Crutchlow, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Smith, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Aoyama, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Rossi, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Aleix Espargaro, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Lorenzo, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Dovizioso, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Pedrosa, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Smith, Malaysian MotoGP 2014
Iannone, Malaysian MotoGP 2014

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.