The first night of the final 2016 MotoGP test is underway at Losail in Qatar.

The injured Danilo Petrucci is the only competitor not present for the third official test, factory test rider Michele Pirro taking his place, while Aprilia is re-joining its rivals after skipping Phillip Island in favour of a private (Losail) test for the new RS-GP.

Testing takes place between 4pm and 11pm, although most riders waited until sunset (6pm) before heading out on track. Valentino Rossi fell without harm on his out-lap...

1.Andrea IannoneITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP16)1m 57.004s[Lap 15/15]2.Scott ReddingGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)1m 57.109s +0.105s[12/12]3.Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 57.138s +0.134s[16/16]4.Jorge LorenzoESPMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 57.426s +0.422s[7/7]5.Valentino RossiITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 57.638s +0.634s[7/7]6.Cal CrutchlowGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 57.931s +0.927s[5/5]7.Aleix EspargaroESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 57.970s +0.966s[12/12]8.Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP16)1m 57.976s +0.972s[11/11]9.Maverick Vi?alesESPTeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 58.046s +1.042s[9/9]10.Pol EspargaroESPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 58.134s +1.130s[4/5]11.Tito RabatESPEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)*1m 58.136s +1.132s[15/16]12.Hiroshi AoyamaJPNHonda Test Rider (RC213V)1m 58.744s +1.740s[28/28]13.Stefan BradlGERFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 58.933s +1.929s[9/12]14.Jack MillerAUSEstrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 59.281s +2.277s[11/11]15.Eugene LavertyIRLAspar MotoGP Team (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 59.955s +2.951s[8/8]16.Hector BarberaESPAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 0.210s +3.206s[3/3]17.Michele PirroITAOcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15)2m 0.239s +3.235s[23/23]18.Takuya TsudaJPNSuzuki Test Rider (GSX-RR)2m 0.578s +3.574s[35/38]19.Alvaro BautistaESPFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)2m 0.583s +3.579s[4/4]20.Loris BazFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2)2m 1.180s +4.176s[4/4]

Blue Name = No Concessions.
7 engine changes for the season. Engines must be identical throughout season within same team (development freeze). 5 days of private testing.Black Name = Concessions.
9 engine changes. No engine development freeze. Unlimited private testing.* Rookie

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


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