Following Sunday's Valencia MotoGP season finale, an official two-day test concluded at the circuit on Wednesday evening.

The test offered the first chance for riders to appear with their 2018 teams; Jack Miller at Pramac Ducati, Scott Redding at Aprilia and Tito Rabat at Avintia Ducati, while rookies Franco Morbidelli, Takaaki Nakagami and Xavier Simeon made their MotoGP debuts.

Thomas Luthi was missing due to foot injuries at Sepang and replaced by HRC test rider Takumi Takahashi.

Testing took place from 10am to 5pm, but Jack Miller was the only rider on track in the opening hour. The Australian was caught out by the cold conditions and fell on his third lap.

Suzuki's Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins were back on track after missing all of day one due to sickness. But Aspar riders Alvaro Bautista and Karel Abraham were absent after their heavy Tuesday falls.

Private MotoGP tests will be held at Jerez and Sepang before the winter test ban starts on December 1...

1. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 30.033s [Lap 60/61]
2. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 30.436s +0.403s [43/51]
3. Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 1m 30.439s +0.406s [53/65]
4. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Ducati Team (GP17/18) 1m 30.534s +0.501s [14/39]
5. Maverick Viñales ESP Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 30.640s +0.607s [61/66]
6. Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 1m 30.654s +0.621s [45/72]
7. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 30.724s +0.691s [51/62]
8. Jack Miller AUS Octo Pramac (GP16) 1m 30.860s +0.827s [34/45]
9. Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 30.877s +0.844s [41/47]
10. Aleix Espargaro ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 30.889s +0.856s [16/44]
11. Pol Espargaro ESP Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 31.100s +1.067s [11/46]
12. Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 31.202s +1.169s [5/39]
13. Tito Rabat ESP Reale Avintia (GP17) 1m 31.386s +1.353s [39/64]
14. Alex Rins ESP Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)* 1m 31.516s +1.483s [35/38]
15. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP17/18) 1m 31.758s +1.725s [4/22]
16. Franco Morbidelli ESP EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 1m 31.786s +1.753s [48/58]
17. Takaaki Nakagami GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 1m 31.867s +1.834s [62/62]
18. Danilo Petrucci ITA Octo Pramac (GP17/18) 1m 31.874s +1.841s [30/36]
19. Scott Redding GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 32.358s +2.325s [34/56]
20. Xavier Simeon ESP Reale Avintia (GP16)* 1m 32.698s +2.665s [59/61]
21. Takumi Takahashi JPN EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V) 1m 33.870s +3.837s [30/70]
* Rookie

Blue = Factory Team.
Red = Satellite Team.
Fastest Day 1 time:
Maverick Vinales SPA Yamaha 1m 30.189s

2017 Valencia MotoGP:
Best lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 29.897s (Qualifying 2)
Fastest race lap:
Johann Zarco FRA Yamaha 1m 31.576s

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)

By Peter McLaren


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