The opening day of the second pre-season MotoGP test took place at Sepang in Malaysia on Wednesday.

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez is not present, after fracturing his right leg in a dirt-track training accident last week.

The PBM team (Michael Laverty and Broc Parkes) is also absent, having decided to focus on machine development back at its UK base. Iodaracing (Leon Camier and Danilo Petrucci), having skipped the first Sepang test, is again missing.

Testing continues on Thursday and concludes on Friday evening. Track conditions were described as more slippery than at the first test, due to dust - the usual afternoon thunderstorms haven't occurred for weeks - and recent car activity at the circuit.

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1.Alvaro BautistaESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V)2m 0.848s(Lap 60/61)
2.Aleix EspargaroESP NGM Mobile Forward Racing (FTR-M1)2m 0.900s | +0.052s(28/31)
3.Pol EspargaroESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)2m 0.999s | +0.151s(53/57)
4.Andrea DoviziosoITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici)2m 1.029s | +0.181s(46/47)
5.Jorge LorenzoESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1)2m 1.158s | +0.310s(54/56)
6.Dani PedrosaESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)2m 1.160s | +0.312s(46/47)
7.Valentino RossiITA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1)2m 1.349s | +0.501s(28/65)
8.Stefan BradlGER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V)2m 1.491s | +0.643s(32/50)
9.Bradley SmithGBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)2m 1.644s | +0.796s(47/54)
10.Nicky HaydenUSA Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R)2m 2.227s | +1.379s(53/55)
11.Cal CrutchlowGBR Ducati Team (Desmosedici)2m 2.319s | +1.471s(45/48)
12.Andrea IannoneITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici)2m 2.334s | +1.486s(30/51)
13.Hiroshi AoyamaJPN Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R)2m 2.709s | +1.861s(57/59)
14.Colin EdwardsUSA NGM Mobile Forward Racing (FTR-M1)2m 2.743s | +1.895s(29/47)
15.Yonny HernandezCOL Pramac Racing (Desmosedici)2m 2.823s | +1.975s(45/50)
16.Hector BarberaESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki)2m 2.975s | +2.127s(45/47)
17.Randy De PunietFRA Suzuki Test Rider (XRH-1)2m 3.341s | +2.493s(66/73)
18.Scott ReddingGBR Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RCV1000R)2m 3.553s | +2.705s(50/51)
19.Michele PirroITA Ducati Test Rider (Desmosedici)2m 3.991s | +3.143s(37/40)
20.Katsuyuki NakasugaJPN Yamaha Test Rider (YZR-M1)2m 4.165s | +3.317s(41/45)
21.Mike Di MeglioFRA Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki)2m 4.885s | +4.037s(27/59)
22.Karel AbrahamCZE Cardion AB Motoracing (RCV1000R)2m 5.638s | +4.790s(31/36)
23.Nobuatsu AokiJPN Suzuki Test Rider (XRH-1)2m 7.302s | +6.454s(3/10)

Factory/Open status is as listed on the provisional MotoGP entry list. However a final decision on Factory or Open class does not need to be made until February 28. Are the Ducati Team testing with Factory or Open software? "We are testing the exact same spec bike as at Sepang 1..."Blue = Factory class - Control ECU hardware, but manufacturer software.
20 litres of race fuel, five engine changes for the season. All engines must be identical throughout the year, within the same team (development freeze).Red = Open class - Full control ECU system, hardware and software.
24 litres of race fuel, twelve engine changes for the season. No engine development freeze, plus a softer rear tyre allocation relative to the Factory class.
Black = Test Rider.

Fastest Sepang I lap time (and unofficial Sepang record):Marc Marquez ESP Honda 1m 59.533s

Fastest Sepang I lap times by manufacturer:Marc Marquez ESP Honda RC213V1m 59.533sValentino Rossi ITA Yamaha YZR-M1 1m 59.727sAleix Espargaro ESP FTR-Yamaha 1m 59.998sAndrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Desmosedici 2m 0.370sNicky Hayden USA Honda RCV1000R 2m 1.514sRandy de Puniet FRA Suzuki XRH-1 2m 2.486sMichael Laverty GBR PBM-ART 2m 3.187sHector Barbera ESP FTR-Kawasaki 2m 3.204s

Official Sepang MotoGP records:Best lap: Marc Marquez ESP Honda 2m 0.011s (2013)Fastest race lap:Marc Marquez ESP Honda 2m 1.415s (2013)

 

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