Following Sunday's Valencia MotoGP season finale, an official test began at the Spanish circuit on Monday.

The test marks the MotoGP debut for Moto3 runner-up Jack Miller, team-mate Cal Crutchlow's first ride with LCR Honda and Scott Redding's debut on the new Marc VDS Factory Honda.

Stefan Bradl is completing his first laps with Forward Yamaha, Andrea Iannone at the factory Ducati team and Danilo Petrucci at Pramac. The returning Suzuki MotoGP team is also present with 2015 riders Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales.

As well as Miller and Moto2 race winner Vinales, World Superbike stars Eugene Laverty (Aspar) and Loris Baz (Forward) are beginning preparations for their first season of MotoGP.

Miller and Laverty are testing with this year's Honda RCV1000R, with Nicky Hayden and Karel Abraham due to share next year's upgraded RC213V-RS model, raced on Sunday by Hiroshi Aoyama.

Reigning world champion and Sunday's race winner Marc Marquez was not due to test on Monday, having been given a day off by Honda - but returned to the circuit to ride alongside younger brother Alex Marquez! Alex was given the chance to try the RC213V as a reward for winning the Moto3 title for Honda on Sunday. The pair rode together for half an hour.

Monday also saw Marco Melandri return to MotoGP action after four seasons in WSBK.

Testing took place between 12-5pm on Monday, then continues on Tuesday and Wednesday. Jorge Lorenzo led the timesheets for most of the afternoon, with Pol Espargaro briefly featuring at the front.

Ducati wrapped up testing on Monday evening, with their 2015 bike not ready for testing until next February.

Live updates from this week's Valencia test: CLICK HERE for Twitter, CLICK HERE to view on Crash.net.

1.Jorge LorenzoESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 30.975s(Lap 21/45)
2.Pol EspargaroESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 31.118s | +0.143s(45/49)
3.Bradley SmithGBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 31.204s | +0.229s(34/59)
4.Valentino RossiITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 31.250s | +0.275s(32/42)
5.Andrea IannoneITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici)1m 31.465s | +0.490s(34/39)
6.Dani PedrosaESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 31.602s | +0.627s(15/33)
7.Andrea DoviziosoITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici)1m 31.644s | +0.669s(45/46)
8.Cal CrutchlowGBR CWM LCR Honda (RC213V)1m 31.847s | +0.872s(52/53)
9.Michele PirroITA Ducati Test Rider (Desmosedici)1m 32.054s | +1.079s(37/37)
10.Yonny HernandezCOL Pramac Racing (Desmosedici)1m 32.146s | +1.171s(31/34)
11.Hector BarberaESP Avintia Racing (Desmosedici)1m 32.190s | +1.215s(51/54)
12.Stefan BradlGER NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha)1m 32.209s | +1.234s(48/50)
13.Danilo PetrucciITA Pramac Racing (Desmosedici)1m 32.314s | +1.339s(50/56)
14.Aleix EspargaroESP Team Suzuki MotoGP (GSX-RR)1m 32.315s | +1.340s(35/40)
15.Scott ReddingGBR Marc VDS Racing Team (RC213V)1m 32.998s | +2.023s(28/36)
16.Alex de AngelisRSM Octo IodaRacing (ART)1m 33.132s | +2.157s(53/56)
17.Maverick VinalesESP Team Suzuki MotoGP (GSX-RR)1m 33.268s | +2.293s(63/64)
18.Karel AbrahamCZE Cardion AB Motoracing (RC213V-RS/RCV1000R)1m 33.446s | +2.471s(47/57)
19.Mike di MeglioFRA Avintia Racing (Desmosedici)1m 33.594s | +2.619s(28/30)
20.Loris BazFRA NGM Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha)*1m 33.834s | +2.859s(51/55)
21.Eugene LavertyIRL Drive M7 Aspar Honda (RCV1000R)*1m 34.320s | +3.345s(38/45)
22.Jack MillerAUS CWM LCR Honda (RCV1000R)*1m 34.633s | +3.658s(57/61)
23.Alvaro BautistaESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (ART)1m 34.919s | +3.944s(12/14)
24.Alex HofmannGER Aprilia Test Rider (ART)1m 35.646s | +4.671s(18/26)
25.Marco MelandriITA Factory Aprilia Gresini (ART)1m 35.959s | +4.984s(7/9)
26.Marc MarquezESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 36.181s | +5.206s(10/12)
27.Alex MarquezESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 36.658s | +5.683s(11/12)

Blue Name = Factory - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
20 litres of race fuel, 5 engine changes for the season. All engines identical throughout the year within the same team (development freeze).Black Name = Factory (with concessions) - Control ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
Applicable to Factory entries by a manufacturer that did not achieve a dry win in 2013 plus any new MotoGP manufacturers.
Same 24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and extra testing opportunities as the Open Category.Red Name = Open - Full control ECU system, hardware and software.
24 litres of race fuel, 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and greater testing opportunities relative to Factory.* Rookie

Official Valencia MotoGP records:Best lap: Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 30.237s (2013)Fastest race lap:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 31.515s (2014)

Fastest 2014 race laps by manufacturer:Marc Marquez SPA Honda RC213V 1m 31.515sValentino Rossi ITA Yamaha YZR-M11m 31.688sAndrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Desmosedici1m 31.966sAleix Espargaro ESP Forward Yamaha1m 32.446sNicky Hayden GBR Honda RCV1000R1m 32.989sHiroshi Aoyama JPN Honda RC213V-RS1m 32.989sRandy de Puniet FRA Suzuki GSX-RR 1m 33.445sDanilo Petrucci ITA ART1m 33.552sMichael Laverty GBR PBM-ART1m 33.636sMike di Meglio FRA Avintia 1m 34.640s

 

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