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Tuesday 12pm MotoGP test times - Sepang

MotoGP lap times as of midday on the first day of the first full MotoGP test of 2013, held at Sepang in Malaysia.
UPDATE: Valentino Rossi went top with a lap of 2m 1.584s at 12:10pm, with team-mate Jorge Lorenzo moving into second place shortly after...

The 2013 MotoGP line-up took to the track for the first time at Sepang in Malaysia on Tuesday morning.

After a special two-day test for the CRT entries running the standard ECU, which saw limited track action due to bad weather and technical gremlins, the continued threat of rain meant that riders wasted no time in getting out on track for the start of the main three-day test.

Testing began at 10am, concludes at 6pm then continues on Wednesday and Thursday.

CLICK HERE for pictures from the test.

1. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 2m 2.075s
2. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory (YZR-M1) 2m 2.181s
3. Alvaro Bautista ESP Honda Gresini (RC213V) 2m 2.243s
4. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 2.388s
5. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory (YZR-M1) 2m 2.445s
6. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 2.504s
7. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 2.653s
8. Katsuyuki Nakasuga JPN Yamaha Test Rider (YZR-M1) 2m 3.288s
9. Wataru Yoshikawa JPN Yamaha Test Rider 2m 3.456s
10. Kousuke Akiyoshi JPN Honda Test Rider (RC213V) 2m 3.665s
11. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP13) 2m 3.800s
12. Bradley Smith GBR Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 4.394s
13. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP13) 2m 4.543s
14. Aleix Espargaro ESP Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 4.705s
15. Randy De Puniet FRA Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 5.130s
16. Andrea Iannone ITA Pramac Racing (GP13) 2m 5.145s
17. Ben Spies USA Pramac Racing (GP13) 2m 5.488s
18. Takumi Takahashi JPN Honda Test Rider 2m 5.888s
19. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB (ART CRT) 2m 6.893s
20. Yonny Hernandez COL Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 2m 6.894s
21. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Avintia (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 7.249s
22. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 7.760s
23. Bryan Staring AUS Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 2m 8.553s
24. Lukas Pesek CZE IodaRacing (Suter-BMW CRT)* 2m 9.361s
25. Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 2m 10.391s
26. Claudio Corti ITA Forward (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 10.824s
27. Colin Edwards USA Forward (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 13.579s
* Control ECU.

Official Sepang MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha 2m 0.334s (2012)
Fastest race lap:
Casey Stoner AUS Ducati 2m 2.108s (2007)

Fastest lap in 2012 pre-season testing:
Casey Stoner AUS Honda 1m 59.607s (February 2)

Fastest lap in post-season Honda test:
Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda 2m 1.355s (November 27)

Fastest lap in CRT 'ECU test':
Danilo Petrucci ITA IodaRacing (Suter-BMW CRT) 2m 6.841s (February 3)



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ibey - Unregistered

February 05, 2013 4:46 AM

tears and tears! o boy so happy to see him at the top. i have been dreaming of this..even though itd change overtime, im v guaranteed that this man will not give up easily..go rossi ull always be my hero..and for stoner manics, 'moaners quit, and quitters moan..thank you'



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