The first official MotoGP test of 2015 got underway at Sepang in Malaysia on Wednesday.

The test features the full rider line-up except Yonny Hernandez, who is recovering from an injured shoulder after a training accident. Pramac has called-up Ducati test rider Michele Pirro to take Hernandez's place.

The factory Ducati Team is using revised GP14.3 machinery, with the all-new GP15 due to debut at the second Sepang test later this month.

Repsol Honda riders Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez set the pace during the opening hours of today's test, until Movistar Yamaha's Valentino Rossi jumped 0.6s clear of the field shortly after midday.

Rossi remained fastest until the final five minutes, when world champion Marquez vaulted from fifth to first, with a lap time 0.118s quicker than the Italian.

Testing, which took place between 10am and 6pm, continues on Thursday and Friday. Saturday will be dedicated to Michelin tyre development for factory test riders.

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1.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)2m 0.262s[Lap 62/63]2.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)2m 0.380s +0.118s[27/57]3.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)2m 0.521s +0.259s[30/55]4.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP14.3)2m 0.617s +0.355s[36/41]5.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)2m 0.745s +0.483s[25/45]6.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)2m 0.930s +0.668s[29/55]7.=Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP14.3)2m 1.424s +1.162s[58/59]8.Stefan BradlGERForward Racing (Forward Yamaha)2m 1.556s +1.294s[50/58]9.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)2m 1.707s +1.445s[27/52]10.Cal CrutchlowGBRCWM LCR Honda (RC213V)2m 1.713s +1.451s[34/61]11.Scott ReddingGBREstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)2m 1.917s +1.655s[59/63]12.Michele PirroITAPramac Racing (Desmosedici)2m 1.951s +1.689s[51/54]13.=Danilo PetrucciITAPramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.1)2m 2.136s +1.874s[50/50]14.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki MotoGP (GSX-RR)2m 2.225s +1.963s[42/46]15.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (Aprilia)2m 2.285s +2.023s[27/50]16.Hiroshi AoyamaJPNHonda Test Rider (RC213V/RC213V-RS)2m 2.560s +2.298s[45/69]17.Nicky HaydenUSADrive M7 Aspar (RC213V-RS)2m 2.699s +2.437s[22/46]18.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici)2m 2.700s +2.438s[28/55]19.Jack MillerAUSCWM LCR Honda (RC213V-RS)*2m 2.807s +2.545s[53/59]20.Katsuyuki NakasugaJPNYamaha Test Rider (YZR-M1)2m 3.092s +2.830s[38/47]21.=Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki MotoGP (GSX-RR)*2m 3.164s +2.902s[58/69]22.Eugene LavertyIRLDrive M7 Aspar Honda (RC213V-RS)*2m 3.295s +3.033s[41/47]23.Mike Di MeglioFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici)2m 3.878s +3.616s[34/58]24.Karel AbrahamCZECardion AB Motoracing (RC213V-RS)2m 3.879s +3.617s[38/46]25.=Loris BazFRAForward Racing (Forward Yamaha)*2m 4.163s +3.901s[57/66]26.Marco MelandriITAFactory Aprilia Gresini (Aprilia)2m 4.502s +4.240s[41/42]27.Alex De AngelisRSMOcto IodaRacing (ART)2m 4.673s +4.411s[40/46]28.=Takumi TakahashiJPNHonda Test Rider (RC213V/RC213V-RS)2m 4.719s +4.457s[77/77]29.=Takuya TsudaJPNSuzuki Test Rider (GSX-RR)2m 5.478s +5.216s[13/18]30.=Michael LavertyGBRAprilia Test Rider (Aprilia)2m 6.190s +5.928s[23/28]

Key: Rider has a higher position relative to end of previous hour.= Rider has the same position as end of previous hour. Rider has a lower position relative to end of previous hour.

Blue Name = Factory - Official MotoGP 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) - Official MotoGP ECU hardware, unique manufacturer software.
Applicable to Factory entries by a manufacturer that did not achieve a dry win in 2013 (Ducati) or any new MotoGP manufacturers (Suzuki and Aprilia).
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 official MotoGP ECU, 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 Sepang MotoGP records:Best lap: Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 59.791s (2014)Fastest race lap:Marc Marquez SPA Honda 2m 1.150s (2014)

Fastest 2014 pre-season test time (and unofficial Sepang record):Marc Marquez ESP Honda 1m 59.533s (Feb. 6th)



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