Following Sunday's Spanish MotoGP, the first official in-season test of the year was held back at the Jerez circuit on Monday.

Testing took place between 10am and 6pm.

Aleix Espargaro led the timesheets for Suzuki until 1pm. LCR Honda's Cal Crutchlow then briefly moved to the top before Sunday's winner Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) took control.

Team-mate Valentino Rossi moved into a close second in the closing stages, when Lorenzo also improved slightly to set the best lap time of the day.

Injured reigning world champion Marc Marquez initially stated he would not test, with Honda later revealing he would do 'a few laps' with a new swing-arm. In fact, Marquez rode for 31 laps, concluding testing just before 2:30pm.

The factory Ducati team was not present, opting to test in private at Mugello instead.

The next MotoGP round will take place at Le Mans from May 15-17...

1.=Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 38.508s[Lap 49/52]2.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 38.550s +0.042s[60/66]3.Cal CrutchlowGBRCWM LCR Honda (RC213V)1m 38.814s +0.306s[29/64]4.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 38.890s +0.382s[22/63]5.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 38.968s +0.460s[4/31]6.=Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 39.339s +0.831s[41/41]7.Yonny HernandezCOLPramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 39.357s +0.849s[54/56]8.Scott ReddingGBREstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 39.370s +0.862s[104/105]9.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*1m 39.475s +0.967s[74/79]10.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 39.654s +1.146s[6/45]11.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 39.766s +1.258s[47/53]12.Stefan BradlGERAthina Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha)1m 39.887s +1.379s[38/52]13.Danilo PetrucciITAPramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.1)1m 39.892s +1.384s[55/60]14.Nicky HaydenUSAAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)1m 39.909s +1.401s[65/73]15.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)*1m 40.101s +1.593s[18/73]16.Loris BazFRAAthina Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha)*1m 40.186s +1.678s[53/59]17.Jack MillerAUSCWM LCR Honda (RC213V-RS)*1m 40.248s +1.740s[33/64]18.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 40.260s +1.752s[29/52]19.Hiroshi AoyamaJPNHonda Test Rider (RC213V)1m 40.342s +1.834s[28/60]20.=Karel AbrahamCZECardion AB Motoracing (RC213V-RS)1m 40.654s +2.146s[15/63]21.=Mike Di MeglioFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 41.085s +2.577s[12/62]22.=Marco MelandriITAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 41.825s +3.317s[12/19]

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).
22 litres of race fuel for Ducati, 24 litres for Suzuki and Aprilia. Same 12 engine changes, softer rear tyre, no engine development freeze and extra testing opportunities as the Open Category. Fuel and soft tyre can change depending on top three results.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

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Official Jerez MotoGP records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 37.910s (2015)Fastest race lap:Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 38.735s (2015)

Fastest 2015 race laps by manufacturer:1.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 38.735s2.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 38.823s3.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 39.169s4.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 39.186s5.Cal CrutchlowGBRCWM LCR Honda (RC213V)1m 39.444s6.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 39.444s7.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 39.829s8.Yonny HernandezCOLPramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 39.882s9.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 40.000s10.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 40.139s11.Danilo PetrucciITAPramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.1)1m 40.199s12.Scott ReddingGBREstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 40.317s13.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 40.548s14.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*1m 40.638s15.Stefan BradlGERAthina Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha)1m 40.714s16.Jack MillerAUSCWM LCR Honda (RC213V-RS)*1m 40.715s17.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 40.722s18.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)*1m 40.766s19.Loris BazFRAAthina Forward Racing (Forward Yamaha)*1m 40.887s20.Hiroshi AoyamaJPNHonda Test Rider (RC213V/RC213V-RS)1m 40.949s21.Nicky HaydenUSAAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)1m 41.292s22.Marco MelandriITAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 41.321s23.Karel AbrahamCZECardion AB Motoracing (RC213V-RS)1m 41.562s24.Mike Di MeglioFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 41.576s25.Alex De AngelisRSMOcto IodaRacing (ART)1m 41.755s


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