Australian Remy Gardner has said he would be content to stay in the Moto3 class in 2016 but would prefer to step up to the Moto2 category.

The eldest son of 1987 500cc world champion Wayne Gardner tested for Tadiyuki Okada's Idemitsu Honda Team Asia Moto2 outfit at Aragon for two days after the British Grand Prix.

Although the second day was hampered by rain, Gardner felt he made good progress during his time on track and believes the demands of riding a Moto2 machine were "much more fun" than what the junior class has to offer.

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"We only got 30 laps overall because it rained out on the second day," said the 17-year old on Thursday. "I got a little bit of time on the first day in the morning. It was really fun, much more fun than Moto3. To have 30 laps with the bike not set up and on used tyres was not too bad.

"I progressed pretty quickly during those laps but I still didn't have a full day to test so we couldn't really see my full potential because of the rain. It was more fun, more sliding and I just felt more comfortable."

Gardner has found the going tough in his debut world championship season as inexperience, a wrist injury and a bike that lacks power compared to his KTM and Honda mounted rivals have held him back.

Riding aboard the CIP Mahindra he has yet to score a world championship point in 2015 despite placing well in several practice and qualifying sessions through the year.

As he continues to grow he feels the bigger, heavier Moto2 machine may be more suited to his frame and indicated the intermediate category would be his preference given the choice.

"I had some experience on some 600 street bikes but not Moto2. The handling was much better. It was fun and I'm happy to go either way next year. Either Moto3 or Moto2."

It is rumoured that Okada is exploring the possibility of running a Moto3 team in 2016.