Following the MotoGP season finale, riders returned to the Valencia circuit on Tuesday for the start of a two-day official test.

Tuesday marked the first time that official timing has been available for testing with Michelin tyres, replacing Bridgestone as exclusive supplier from next season, while some riders also began work on the 2016 single ECU system.

Marc Marquez went fastest on his fourth lap then fell at Turn 3. Cal Crutchlow set the pace shortly after, then also fell (at Turn 5). Marquez returned to the top on his tenth lap, where he remained until the end of the day.

Repsol Honda and Movistar Yamaha sent their 2016 prototypes out on track at the end of the day.

As well as Marquez and Crutchlow, Tuesday saw front end falls for Pol Espargaro, Aleix Espargaro (twice), Eugene Laverty (twice), Maverick Vinales, Alvaro Bautista, Stefan Bradl, Jack Miller, Tito Rabat and Andre Iannone. All riders walked away.

Some riders, including Crutchlow, were faster than during Sunday's race.

Scott Redding, Loris Baz and Eugene Laverty were making their Ducati debuts for Pramac, Avintia and Aspar respectively. Jack Miller was riding at Marc VDS for the first time, alongside rookie team-mate Tito Rabat.

Testing, which took place between 10am and 5pm, continues on Wednesday...

1.Marc MarquezESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 31.551s(Lap 10/47)
2.Andrea IannoneITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 31.639s +0.088s(30/61)
3.Dani PedrosaESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 31.681s +0.130s(11/49)
4.Maverick VinalesESP Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*1m 31.720s +0.169s(36/59)
5.Jorge LorenzoESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 31.767s +0.216s(32/41)
6.Cal CrutchlowGBR LCR Honda (RC213V)1m 31.911s +0.360s(8/54)
7.Pol EspargaroESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 31.937s +0.386s(10/40)
8.Bradley SmithGBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 31.997s +0.446s(32/67)
9.Aleix EspargaroESP Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 32.005s +0.454s(36/47)
10.Andrea DoviziosoITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 32.073s +0.522s(57/66)
11.Scott ReddingGBR Octo Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP15)1m 32.214s +0.663s(30/52)
12.Valentino RossiITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 32.401s +0.850s(45/57)
13.Danilo PetrucciITA Octo Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP15)1m 32.442s +0.891s(46/47)
14.Hector BarberaESP Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 32.468s +0.917s(35/38)
15.Jack MillerAUS Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 32.594s +1.043s(33/47)
16.Tito RabatESP Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*1m 32.673s +1.122s(82/84)
17.Stefan BradlGER Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 32.721s +1.170s(34/46)
18.Loris BazFRA Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 32.943s +1.392s(52/53)
19.Yonny HernandezCOL Avintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 33.046s +1.495s(31/57)
20.Alvaro BautistaESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 33.061s +1.510s(66/66)
21.Eugene LavertyIRL Aspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 33.253s +1.702s(39/46)
22.Takuya TsudaJPN Suzuki Test Rider (GSX-RR)1m 34.591s +3.040s(54/55)
23.Nobuatsu AokiJPN Suzuki Test Rider (GSX-RR)1m 36.338s +4.787s(12/24)

Official Valencia MotoGP records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 30.011s (2015)Fastest race lap:Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 31.367s (2015)

Fastest 2015 Valencia race laps:1.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 31.367s2.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 31.455s +0.088s3.Dani PedrosaESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 31.478s +0.111s4.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 31.491s +0.124s5.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 31.820s +0.453s6.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 32.041s +0.674s7.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 32.121s +0.754s8.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 32.236s +0.869s9.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 32.240s +0.873s10.Bradley SmithGBRMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 32.338s +0.971s11.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)*1m 32.381s +1.014s>12.Danilo PetrucciITAOcto Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 32.385s +1.018s13.Yonny HernandezCOL Octo Pramac Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 32.776s +1.409s14.Michele PirroITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP15)1m 32.884s +1.517s15.Scott ReddingGBRMarc VDS Honda (RC213V)1m 32.942s +1.575s16.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 32.944s +1.577s17.Nicky HaydenUSAAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)1m 33.105s +1.738s18.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 33.263s +1.896s19.Loris BazFRAForward Racing (Yamaha Forward)1m 33.265s +1.898s20.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 33.312s +1.945s21.Jack MillerAUSLCR Honda (RC213V-RS)1m 33.427s +2.060s22.Toni EliasSPAForward Racing (Forward Yamaha)1m 33.435s +2.068s23.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (RC213V-RS)1m 33.500s +2.133s24.Mike Di MeglioFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14 Open)1m 33.567s +2.200s25.Anthony WestAUSAB Motoracing (RC213V-RS)1m 33.722s +2.355s26.Broc ParkesAUSE-Motion IodaRacing (ART)1m 34.359s +2.992s

 

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