While the official Honda, Yamaha and Ducati teams concluded their pre-season preparations at Phillip Island earlier this week, the remaining MotoGP teams are holding their final test at Qatar from Friday to Sunday.

The test sees the return of PBM, after skipping the second Sepang test, while Iodaracing is making its 2014 debut - running its new ART machinery and lone rider Danilo Petrucci.

In order to replicate conditions during the season-opening night race, held at the same Losail circuit from March 20-23, testing began at 4pm and concludes at 11pm.

1.Bradley SmithGBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 55.947s(Lap 43/45)
2.Aleix EspargaroESP NGM Forward Racing (Forward-Yamaha)1m 56.155s | +0.208s(34/34)
3.Stefan BradlGER LCR Honda MotoGP (RC213V)1m 56.621s | +0.674s(22/34)
4.Pol EspargaroESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 56.729s | +0.782s(41/52)
5.Andrea IannoneITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici)1m 56.780s | +0.833s(52/54)
6.Colin EdwardsUSA NGM Forward Racing (Forward-Yamaha)1m 56.961s | +1.014s(31/31)
7.Alvaro BautistaESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V)1m 57.070s | +1.123s(31/36)
8.Yonny HernandezCOL Pramac Racing (Desmosedici)1m 57.318s | +1.371s(28/53)
9.Nicky HaydenUSA Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R)1m 57.574s | +1.627s(26/31)
10.Hiroshi AoyamaJPN Drive M7 Aspar (RCV1000R)1m 58.789s | +2.842s(36/36)
11.Scott ReddingGBR Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RCV1000R)1m 59.457s | +3.510s(25/26)
12.Karel AbrahamCZE Cardion AB Motoracing (RCV1000R)1m 59.461s | +3.514s(32/33)
13.Mike Di MeglioFRA Avintia Racing (Avintia)1m 59.461s | +3.514s(32/41)
14.Danilo PetrucciITA IodaRacing Project (ART)1m 59.925s | +3.978s(37/49)
15.Michael LavertyGBR Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART)2m 0.055s | +4.108s(23/32)
16.Broc ParkesAUS Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART)2m 0.295s | +4.348s(15/23)
17.Hector BarberaESP Avintia Racing (Avintia)2m 0.345s | +4.398s(9/22)

Blue = Factory class - Control ECU hardware, but unique 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).Black = 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.

Official Qatar MotoGP records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha 1m 53.927s (2011)Fastest race lap:Casey Stoner AUS Ducati 1m 55.153s (2008)

Fastest 2013 race laps by manufacturer:Marc Marquez ESP Honda 1m 55.445sJorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha 1m 55.569sNicky Hayden USA Ducati 1m 56.437sRandy de Puniet FRA ART 1m 57.710sHector Barbera ESP FTR-Kawasaki 1m 57.989sLukas Pesek CZE Ioda-Suter 1m 59.405sMichael Laverty GBR PBM-ART1m 59.713s

 

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