Former world champion Casey Stoner has completed his two-day test for Honda at Twin Ring Motegi as the Australian returned to MotoGP action after more than a year off the bike.

The 2007 and 2011 champion, who retired at the end of the 2012 season, spent two full days riding the 2015 specification RC213V without any interruption, marking his first laps on a MotoGP machine since he last trialled Honda's bike almost exactly a year ago.

Called up to help hone Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa's set-up on the bike and work on engine development, Stoner was also given the chance to look beyond 2015 by testing Michelin rubber prior to the French return as the control tyre supply from 2016.

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Despite taking his time getting back up to speed MotoGP machinery, Stoner described the test as a positive one.

"It took some time to get used to riding the bike again after a year off it! But everything felt good, I got back into the swing of things pretty quickly and we just got on with the testing programme HRC had planned.

"Day one went pretty well, testing both Marc and Dani's setups on the 2015 prototype machines and analysing these side by side we found some interesting differences and useful data. We also did some engine development and some other new items Honda brought for this test.

"Then on the second day we spent some time on the Michelin tyres for 2016. All in all it was very positive two-day test and we completed a lot of laps."

No lap times were published.