A private MotoGP test session was held at Jerez this week, attended by four of the new Claiming Rule Teams (CRTs) as well as the Ducati Test Team, which invited satellite race riders Karel Abraham (day two) and Hector Barbera (day three) to ride alongside Franco Battaini.
There was no official timing at the test. These times are as provided by the teams and compiled by the official MotoGP website. CLICK HERE
for pictures from the test.
The next official MotoGP test takes place at Sepang next week, but the full 2012 MotoGP line-up will not be on track together until the final official test at Jerez from March 23-25...
1. Hector Barbera
ESP Ducati 1m 40.0s
2. Randy de Puniet
FRA Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 40.30s
3. Aleix Espargaro
ESP Aspar (ART CRT) 1m 41.10s
4. Mattia Pasini
ITA Speed Master (ART CRT) 1m 41.29s
5. Danilo Petrucci
ITA Ioda Racing (Ioda-Aprilia CRT) 1m 41.6s
6. James Ellison
GBR PBM (ART CRT) 1m 42.526s Fastest day two time:Randy de Puniet
FRA ART 1m 40.90sFastest day one time:Randy de Puniet
FRA ART 1m 41.60sOfficial Jerez MotoGP lap records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo
ESP Yamaha 1m 38.189s
(2008)Fastest race lap:Dani Pedrosa
ESP Honda 1m 39.731s