Federal Oil Gresini's Jorge Navarro admitted Friday was a frustrating day after the Moto2 and Moto3 test was called off due to rain in Qatar.

The opening day of the second and final Moto2 and Moto3 tests was hit by wet weather and cool temperatures at the Losail International Circuit and the decision to call a halt was made at around 7.30pm local time (GMT+3).

Tyre manufacturer Dunlop have no rain tyres at the test as the classes haven't raced in Qatar if it rains due to safety issues, with the glare off the surface posing problems under the floodlights.

However that could change in 2017, with Michelin confirming they will bring wets for the MotoGP class after a recent wet night test by Loris Capirossi.

Moto2 rookie Navarro said: "Today was a boring day because we were in the pit box all day because we could not ride in the rain, but I think this doesn't affect us too much because we have limits in kilometres that we can do with the [test] engine, so tomorrow and on the last day of testing, we will have more chances to make more kilometres.

"It's my first time in Moto2 here in Qatar so I need to try to adapt my riding style with the bike in this track. Then I need to find a set-up with which I feel comfortable - that is the first step and then we will start working on other things like the pace."

Testing will take place from 3pm local time on Saturday.

 

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