Following Sunday's season-ending Valencia Grand Prix an official MotoGP test session is being held at the circuit on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The test is the first time that the new 1000cc bikes from Honda, Yamaha and Ducati have been on track at the same time. Bikes from the new 'Claiming Rule Team' (CRT) category are also present.

The test also marks the public debut of a twin-spar aluminium frame - as used by the Japanese manufacturers - on a Ducati MotoGP bike.

Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo is absent due to his finger injury, while Nicky Hayden will also miss the test after being diagnosed with wrist fractures from Sunday's turn one pile-up.

CLICK HERE for pictures from the test.

1.Cal CrutchlowGBR Monster Yamaha Tech 31m 33.433s(4 laps)
2.Andrea DoviziosoITA Monster Yamaha Tech 31m 33.726s(7)
3.Ben SpiesUSA Yamaha Factory Racing1m 34.880s(6)
4.Karel AbrahamCZE Cardion AB Motoracing1m 34.927s(12)
5.Valentino RossiITA Ducati Marlboro1m 35.634s(1)
6.Franco BattainiITA Ducati Marlboro1m 36.079s(12)
7.Ivan SilvaESP BQR Inmotec (CRT)1m 39.057s(3)
8.Carmelo MoralesESP Team Laglisse Suter-BMW (CRT)1m 40.117s(5)
9.Federico SandiITA Grillini Team Gapam (CRT)1m 40.785s(3)

Fastest Tuesday time:Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda 1m 32.186s

Valencia MotoGP lap records:Pole position: Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 1m 31.002s (2006)Fastest race lap:Casey Stoner AUS Ducati 1m 32.582s (2008)



Loading Comments...