Following Sunday's season-ending Valencia MotoGP, riders and teams have returned to the circuit for the start of 2019 testing.

The test marks the debut of Lorenzo at Repsol Honda, Zarco at KTM, Iannone at Aprilia, Petrucci at the factory Ducati team, Abraham at Reale Avintia and Morbidelli at the new Petronas Sepang Yamaha team.

The four 2019 rookies - Bagnaia (Pramac Ducati), Oliveira (Tech3), Mir (Suzuki) and Quartararo (Sepang Yamaha) - are also on track while Tito Rabat makes his return from leg fractures at Silverstone and Tech3 starts its new KTM era.

Bradley Smith makes his debut as an Aprilia test rider, while Jonas Folger returns to MotoGP as Yamaha's new test rider.

Testing began at 10am and concludes at 5pm, but a damp track once again kept riders in the pits until midday.

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  1. Marc Marquez SPA Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 31.068s
  2. Danilo Petrucci ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 31.940s +0.872s
  3. Pol Espargaro SPA Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 32.016s +0.948s
  4. Franco Morbidelli ITA Petronas Yamaha SRT (YZR-M1) 1m 32.100s +1.032s
  5. Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (Desmosedici) 1m 32.617s +1.549s
  6. Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V) 1m 32.719s +1.651s
  7. Jonas Folger GER Yamaha Test Rider (YZR-M1) 1m 32.944s +1.876s
  8. Andrea Iannone ITA Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 32.987s +1.919s
  9. Johann Zarco FRA Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 33.107s +2.039s
  10. Jorge Lorenzo SPA Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 33.312s +2.244s
  11. Francesco Bagnaia ITA Pramac Ducati (Desmosedici)* 1m 33.403s +2.335s
  12. Karel Abraham CZE Reale Avintia (Desmosedici) 1m 33.515s +2.447s
  13. Bradley Smith GBR Aprilia Test Rider (RS-GP) 1m 33.748s +2.680s
  14. Fabio Quartararo FRA Petronas Yamaha SRT (YZR-M1)* 1m 34.349s +3.281s
  15. Miguel Oliveira POR Red Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16) 1m 34.488s +3.420s
  16. Joan Mir SPA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)* 1m 34.863s +3.795s
  17. Hafizh Syahrin MAL Red Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16) 1m 35.858s +4.790s

Fastest Tuesday time:
Maverick Vinales SPA Yamaha 1m 31.416s

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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