The Marc VDS team has pledged to pour over its Sepang data after Scott Redding suffered more front-end misery during Saturday's qualifying at Jerez.

The Englishman was left twelfth and last during the Qualifying 2 session with a best lap time almost two-seconds from pole man Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha).

"The feeling with the bike was good this morning, but from the start of the final free practice there was just no grip at the front at all," Redding explained.

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"As soon as I got on the edge of the tyre the front was just going away from me, in almost every corner. I just didn't have any confidence that the tyre was going to grip at all; it felt like it was going to tuck everywhere.

"We made changes to the set up for qualifying, which brought a small improvement, but we need to make a much bigger step for tomorrow if we're to get the result we're capable of here."

Team principal Michael Bartholemy explained that the winter testing data from Malaysia will now be used to generate ideas for warm-up.

"The track temperature was extremely high here this afternoon, and it seems we are affected more by this than our rivals. It was similar in Sepang, probably the only other circuit where the track temperature gets as high, so we have data to work from when it comes to finding a solution for the race tomorrow," he said.

"It's a shame because Scott made a strong start with the updated bike yesterday, which makes the issues in qualifying all the more frustrating. It's likely that the race will be run in similar conditions tomorrow, so we need to go all out tonight if we're to fix the problem."

Redding has the latest chassis upgrade from Honda this weekend.