Marc VDS Racing's Tito Rabat destroyed his Kalex following a big spill on the final day of the Phillip Island tyre test, but not before shattering the Moto2 lap record.

The 24-year-old's time of 1m 32.168s was the fastest ever recorded by a Moto2 machine at the Australian circuit and was 3.1 seconds slower than the best time set by MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo.

Rabat was actually faster than all but two of the MotoGP riders through sector two on the first two days of the test as continued to make eye-catching progress.

However, a crash late in the afternoon took the shine off his performance after he went down on the exit of the Southern Loop, fortunately escaping with minor grazes on his lower back but leaving his Kalex badly damaged.

"I'm really happy with how the test has gone overall. We came here to test tyres, but we've also managed to confirm a lot of things on the bike, as well as improving the suspension set up, the operation of the shifter and many other things," said Rabat, who had also suffered a minor crash earlier in the day.

"The first two days were good, with the lap time improving with each exit, but I'm a little bit disappointed that a crash during my race simulation ended today's testing early. I was chasing a 1m 31s lap today, but the crash caused so much damage to the bike that it wasn't possible to continue.

"Luckily, I walked away with just grazes, but I'm sorry for my mechanics, who now have a lot of work to do to rebuild the bike."

Rabat's team-mate, Mika Kallio, ended the test in second position to complete a one-two for Marc VDS.