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Tuesday 4pm MotoGP test times - Sepang

Dani Pedrosa moves ahead of rookie MotoGP team-mate Marc Marquez by just 0.043s to create a Repsol Honda one-two...
2013 MotoGP action officially got underway with the start of the first test, open to all teams and riders, at Sepang in Malaysia on Tuesday.

After a special two-day test exclusively for privateer 'CRT' entries using the standard ECU, which saw limited action due to bad weather and technical gremlins, the threat of rain meant riders wasted no time in taking to the track for the start of the main three-day test.

Danilo Petrucci is the only 2013 rider not on track so far today, the Italian handing the Suter-BMW to Ioda team-mate Lukas Pesek.

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

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1. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 1.314s (Lap 41/43)
2. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 1.357s (41/42)
3. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory (YZR-M1) 2m 1.584s (30/45)
4. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory (YZR-M1) 2m 1.599s (34/39)
5. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V) 2m 1.789s (43/59)
6. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 1.992s (42/44)
7. Alvaro Bautista ESP Honda Gresini (RC213V) 2m 2.237s (31/39)
8. Katsayuki Nakasuga JPN Yamaha Test Rider (YZR-M1) 2m 3.084s (32/41)
9. Kosuke Akiyoshi JPN Honda Test Rider (RC213V) 2m 3.184s (33/43)
10. Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP13) 2m 3.336s (22/36)
11. Wataru Yoshikawa JPN Yamaha Test Rider (YZR-M1) 2m 3.456s (14/40)
12. Bradley Smith GBR Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 2m 3.736s (31/43)
13. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP13) 2m 3.937s (19/31)
14. Aleix Espargaro ESP Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 4.168s (28/42)
15. Randy De Puniet FRA Aspar (ART CRT) 2m 4.283s (42/43)
16. Andrea Iannone ITA Pramac Racing (GP13) 2m 5.048s (34/34)
17. Ben Spies USA Pramac Racing (GP13) 2m 5.086s (19/21)
18. Takumi Takahashi JPN Honda Test Rider (RC213V) 2m 5.188s (31/54)
19. Yonny Hernandez COL Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 2m 5.656s (39/40)
20. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB (ART CRT) 2m 5.694s (30/38)
21. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 5.944s (27/28)
22. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Avintia (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 6.378s (21/34)
23. Claudio Corti ITA Forward (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 6.709s (19/26)
24. Lukas Pesek CZE IodaRacing (Suter-BMW CRT)* 2m 7.015s (40/46)
25. Bryan Staring AUS Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 2m 7.044s (33/41)
26. Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) 2m 7.496s (29/30)
27. Colin Edwards USA Forward (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 2m 8.206s (24/25)
* 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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Bond - Unregistered

February 05, 2013 8:16 AM

So Dovi,, what was it you said about Ducati being more rideale then other people said.. is that why you are 13th.. where as if you stayed with tech 3 you would of been top 5

Redda Bulla - Unregistered

February 05, 2013 8:21 AM

Livery will grow on you bud. Guys stop reading so much into it, Jorge is top now, at least wait until the end of the day...or test...or Qatar Qualifying...if your immature minds can cope that is.



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