Official 2021 MotoGP Pre-season Test at Losail in Qatar (2) Live

12 March, 2021 - 13:03

Windy conditions mean only Danilo Petrucci has completed a timed lap by the close of the second hour of Friday testing in Qatar.

12 March, 2021 - 12:40

3:40pm local time and we finally have the first full laps of the day, by Tech3 KTM's Danilo Petrucci. It's been a tough test for KTM so far, timesheet-wise, with no RC16 rider in the top 15 yesterday.

12 March, 2021 - 12:15

Of the riders, it looks like Jack Miller and Maverick Vinales have already taken up Qatar's offer of the Covid vaccine.

12 March, 2021 - 11:58

Ducati's Michele Pirro has been out but then straight back in, so still no lap times have been recorded.

12 March, 2021 - 11:52
12 March, 2021 - 11:50

While we wait...

12 March, 2021 - 11:45

45mins of Friday testing complete and still no riders have set a lap time...

12 March, 2021 - 11:31
12 March, 2021 - 11:27
12 March, 2021 - 11:22

Almost 20-minutes gone and, unlike on the earlier days where a few test riders went straight out on track, there's been no action so far.

12 March, 2021 - 11:08

The fifth and final day of 2021 MotoGP pre-season testing is underway in Qatar, but another slow start is expected as the regular riders wait for the afternoon heat to pass.

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11 March, 2021 - 18:04
11 March, 2021 - 17:58

2mins to go and Franco Morbidelli squeezes into second on the timesheets, just 0.079s behind Vinales.

11 March, 2021 - 17:52

Maverick Vinales edges out team-mate Fabio Quartararo by 0.154s to lead the timesheets with just 7mins to go. Can the Frenchman respond?

11 March, 2021 - 17:38

Fabio Quartararo, pipped by Jack Miller for the top spot yesterday, is quickest by 0.046s with 20mins to go.

11 March, 2021 - 17:28

Fastest earlier on, Pol Espargaro is currently sixth.

11 March, 2021 - 17:27

Joan Mir is currently third fastest, between Aleix Espargaro and Valentino Rossi, with half-an-hour of Thursday testing to go.