Alex Marquez has pronounced himself satisfied with his first feeling aboard the Marc VDS Kalex Moto2 machine, despite his three-day test in Jerez being hampered by inclement weather conditions.

With light but persistent rain apparent throughout, preventing the track being either fully dry or fully wet, Marquez was only able to spend the three days getting a feeling for the bike without pushing it to the limit.

Nonetheless, the Moto3 champion - who got a few laps on a MotoGP bike earlier in the week alongside title-winning brother Marc Marquez - was pleased with the first impressions of the Estrella Galicia-sponsored machine.

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"The conditions here at Jerez weren't ideal for testing the Moto2 bike for the first time but, in the end, I think we did some good work. We managed to test in both wet and mixed conditions here, which is also important. The first feeling with the bike was good, also with the team, and I hope that the weather will be better next week in Valencia, so we can get some dry laps and make another step."

New Moto2 champion Tito Rabat - who will defend his title with the same team in 2015 - says there was still something to learn from the conditions regardless.

"The first day we managed an hour on a semi-dry track and the lap times were good, but after this the conditions were mixed. This wasn't so bad for us, as we learnt a lot in these conditions, but we could have done with some proper dry time. Now I will relax for two days before heading to Valencia, where I hope the weather will be kinder to us."

The team will now turn its attentions to Valencia for another two-day test starting Monday 17 November.