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. ^2 Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (Desmosesdici) 1m 30.890s
  2. ^5 Franco Morbidelli ITA Petronas Yamaha SRT (YZR-M1) 1m 30.974s +0.084s
  3. ˅1 Danilo Petrucci ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 30.995s +0.105s
  4. ˅3 Marc Marquez SPA Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 31.019s +0.129s
  5. ^6 Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 31.371s +0.481s
  6. ˅2 Maverick Vinales SPA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 31.395s +0.505s
  7. ^3 Aleix Espargaro SPA Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 31.400s +0.510s
  8. ^6 Francesco Bagnaia ITA Pramac Ducati (Desmosedici)* 1m 31.405s +0.515s
  9. ^3 Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V) 1m 31.467s +0.577s
  10. ˅5 Alex Rins SPA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 31.469s +0.579s
  11. ˅2 Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (Desmosedici) 1m 31.481s +0.591s
  12. ^4 Jorge Lorenzo SPA Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 31.594s +0.704s
  13. ˅5 Pol Espargaro SPA Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 31.637s +0.747s
  14. ˅8 Joan Mir SPA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)* 1m 31.714s +0.824s
  15. ^4 Tito Rabat SPA Reale Avintia (Desmosedici) 1m 31.940s +1.050s
  16. ^4 Andrea Iannone ITA Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 32.124s +1.234s
  17. ˅4 Jonas Folger GER Yamaha Test Rider (YZR-M1) 1m 32.265s +1.375s
  18. ˅3 Michele Pirro ITA Ducati Test Rider (Desmosedici) 1m 32.376s +1.486s
  19. ˅2 Johann Zarco FRA Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 32.673s +1.783s
  20. ˅2 Fabio Quartararo FRA Petronas Yamaha SRT (YZR-M1)* 1m 32.754s +1.864s
  21. ^1 Karel Abraham CZE Reale Avintia (Desmosedici) 1m 32.906s +2.016s
  22. ^1 Hafizh Syahrin MAL Red Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16) 1m 33.008s +2.118s
  23. ˅2 Bradley Smith GBR Aprilia Test Rider (RS-GP) 1m 33.028s +2.138s
  24. = Miguel Oliveira POR Red Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16) 1m 33.962s +3.072s

* Rookie
Key:
^X Rider is X positions higher than previous hour.
= Rider is same position as previous hour.
˅X Rider is X positions

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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