Marc VDS Racing's Scott Redding had hoped to be closer to the top in Sepang but a fast lap by Marc Marquez on Wednesday left the British prospect one and a half seconds down on the world champion's benchmark.

Redding had closed the deficit to the top of the leaderboard to under a second on Tuesday and was left disappointed by the gap to the fastest riders as the test wrapped up in Malaysia.

"I'm not really satisfied that the gap to the front increased today [Wednesday;] yesterday we were under a second away, but today we're 1.5s off," said Redding.

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"On a more positive note, I've learnt a lot about the bike and my riding style, especially under braking and on corner entry, and my lap times have been consistently in the two-minute bracket.

"I was lacking traction out of the slower turns; I felt good in the fast corners, but exiting the last corner for example I was struggling to find grip and lost a bit of time," he added.

"My target for this test was a lap time of 2m 00.4s so we missed that by a few tenths, but I'm happy enough with what we've achieved over the three days here."

Redding ended the test 16th fastest overall on the RC213V, one place ahead of Aspar Honda's Nicky Hayden on the RC213V-RS, who was only 0.118s behind on the Open class machine.