Chaz Davies says he is pleased with the progress made on the 2015 Ducati 1199 Panigale during testing in Jerez, despite having to contend with inclement weather conditions.

With the majority of its rivals starting the test on Monday, Ducati joined the ranks mid-week, getting a full dry day on day one, but poor weather over the next two days.

Nonetheless, Davies was satisfied with the progress of the bike - even in the wet - continuing the good form shown with the new 2015 specifications at Aragon a week earlier.

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"It's been a pity about the weather, which hasn't helped us, especially today when the track has been mixed, neither dry nor fully wet and so not very useful. It was however important to continue to work with the 2015 bike and even yesterday's wet day allowed us to work to identify the right rain setting.

"I'm pleased with what we've done in terms of electronics, especially with the anti-wheelie system that now works very well. We made an interesting test on day one, on a dry track, to improve rear grip. It went well and we will develop this further next time we're on track.

"We've collected some important information to use over the winter break, so that we can come back in January ready for the fight that awaits us next season."