Following Sunday's Valentino MotoGP season finale, riders returned to the circuit on Tuesday morning for the start of an official winter test.

The two-day outing marks the first chance for riders to appear with their 2017 teams.

Tuesday's debuts include triple MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo at Ducati, Andrea Iannone at Suzuki, Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaro at KTM, Aleix Espargaro at Aprilia, plus Alvaro Bautista and Karel Abraham at Aspar.

The four rookies stepping up to MotoGP from Moto2 are also on track: Johann Zarco and Jonas Folger at Tech 3 Yamaha, Alex Rins at Suzuki and Sam Lowes at Aprilia. Only Lowes has previously tested for his team.

Francesco Bagnaia rode an Aspar Ducati as a reward for taking two victories for the team's Moto3 project, with former Aspar racer Eugene Laverty testing an Aprilia RS-GP, which he will help develop alongside his 2017 World Superbike commitments.

Danilo Petrucci has returned to Italy for family reasons and is being replaced at Pramac by Ducati test rider Michele Pirro.

Testing takes place from 10am to 5pm...

1.Vi?ales, MaverickSPAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 30.930s2.Rossi, ValentinoITAMovistar Yamaha MotoGP (YZR-M1)1m 30.950s +0.020s3.Marquez, MarcSPARepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 31.102s +0.172s4.Dovizioso, AndreaITADucati Team (Desmosedici GP16/17)1m 31.149s +0.219s5.Crutchlow, CalGBRLCR Honda (RC213V)1m 31.156s +0.226s6.Iannone, AndreaITATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 31.165s +0.235s7.Barbera, HectorSPAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP14.2/16)1m 31.286s +0.356s8.Pedrosa, DaniSPARepsol Honda Team (RC213V)1m 31.306s +0.376s9.Miller, JackAUSEstrella Galica 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 31.408s +0.478s10.Lorenzo, JorgeSPADucati Team (Desmosedici GP16/17)1m 31.477s +0.547s11.Redding, ScottGBROcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP15/16)1m 31.668s +0.738s12.Pirro, MicheleITAOcto Pramac Yakhnich (Desmosedici GP16/17)1m 32.068s +1.138s13.Espargaro, AleixSPAFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 32.177s +1.247s14.Bautista, AlvaroSPAAspar Ducati (Desmosedici GP16)1m 32.188s +1.258s15.Baz, LorisFRAAvintia Racing (Desmosedici GP15)1m 32.315s +1.385s16.Folger, JonasGERMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 32.450s +1.520s17.Zarco, JohannFRAMonster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1)1m 32.462s +1.532s18.Rabat, TitoGBREstrella Galica 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)1m 32.578s +1.648s19.Espargaro, PolSPAKTM MotoGP Factory Racing (RC16)1m 32.613s +1.683s20.Smith, BradleyGBRKTM MotoGP Factory Racing (RC16)1m 32.806s +1.876s21.Rins, AlexSPATeam Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 32.811s +1.881s22.Laverty, EugeneIRLAprilia Test Rider (RS-GP)1m 32.935s +2.005s23.Abraham, KarelCZEAspar Ducati (Desmosedici GP14.2/15)1m 33.231s +2.301s24.Lowes, SamGBRFactory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)1m 33.359s +2.429s25.Tsuda, TakuyaJPNSuzuki Test Rider (GSX-RR)1m 34.110s +3.180s26.Bagnaia, FrancescoITAAspar Ducati (Desmosedici GP14.2)1m 36.940s +6.010s

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 Valencia MotoGP records:Best lap: Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 29.401s (2016)Fastest race lap:Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 31.171s (2016)

2016 Valencia MotoGP: fastest race laps
1 Lorenzo 1m 31.171s
2 Iannone1m 31.196s
3 Rossi1m 31.276s
4 Marquez1m 31.299s
5 Vi?ales1m 31.313s
6 Dovizioso1m 31.317s
7 P. Espargaro1m 31.744s
8 Pedrosa1m 31.811s
9 A. Espargaro1m 31.867s
10 Crutchlow1m 31.912s
11 Smith1m 32.050s
12 Barbera1m 32.334s
13 Bautista1m 32.387s
14 Petrucci1m 32.452s
15 Redding1m 32.577s
16 Laverty1m 32.659s
17 Miller1m 32.811s
18 Bradl1m 32.875s
19 Baz1m 32.938s
20 Rabat1m 33.030s
21 Hernandez1m 33.188s
22 Kallio1m 33.208s

By Peter McLaren



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