Following Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix, the first official in-season test of the season was held back at the Jerez circuit on Monday, from 10am to 6pm.

Rookie pole qualifier Quartararo topped the timesheets for most of the day, fending off a late attack from Crutchlow to return to the top with a lap half-a-second quicker than his own circuit record.

All race riders were back on track - although Aprilia's Iannone made only a brief appearance, without setting a lap time, before the pain from his injured foot proved too much - plus test riders Smith and Guintoli.

Race winner Marquez tried HRC test and wild-card rider Stefan Bradl's bike featuring a carbon-fibre reinforced chassis, using it to set his best time before packing up one hour early, while Suzuki debuted its swingarm device.

Lorenzo suffered a fallat 4pm, then another at the end of the day.

The French Grand Prix at Le Mans takes place on May 17-19.

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  1. = Fabio Quartararo FRA Petronas Yamaha SRT (YZR-M1)* 1m 36.379s
  2. ^1 Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 1m 36.797s +0.418s
  3. ^2 Franco Morbidelli ITA Petronas Yamaha SRT (YZR-M1) 1m 37.093s +0.714s
  4. ^6 Pol Espargaro SPA Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 37.114s +0.735s
  5. ^3 Maverick Vinales SPA Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 37.226s +0.847s
  6. ^7 Joan Mir SPA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)* 1m 37.233s +0.854s
  7. ˅5 Marc Marquez SPA Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 37.260s +0.881s
  8. ˅4 Alex Rins SPA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 37.275s +0.896s
  9. ˅3 Jorge Lorenzo SPA Repsol Honda (RC213V) 1m 37.466s +1.087s
  10. ˅3 Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V) 1m 37.468s +1.089s
  11. ˅2 Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (Desmosesdici) 1m 37.601s +1.222s
  12. ˅1 Francesco Bagnaia ITA Pramac Ducati (Desmosedici)* 1m 37.698s +1.319s
  13. ^2 Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (Desmosedici) 1m 37.701s +1.322s
  14. ˅2 Danilo Petrucci ITA Ducati Team (Desmosedici) 1m 37.720s +1.341s
  15. ˅1 Aleix Espargaro SPA Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 1m 37.758s +1.379s
  16. ^4 Johann Zarco FRA Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 1m 37.895s +1.516s
  17. ^2 Valentino Rossi ITA Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1m 38.056s +1.677s
  18. ˅2 Tito Rabat SPA Reale Avintia (Desmosedici) 1m 38.061s +1.682s
  19. ˅2 Karel Abraham CZE Reale Avintia (Desmosedici) 1m 38.075s +1.696s
  20. ˅2 Bradley Smith GBR Aprilia Test Rider (RS-GP) 1m 38.077s +1.698s
  21. = Miguel Oliveira POR Red Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)* 1m 38.649s +2.270s
  22. = Hafizh Syahrin MAL Red Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16) 1m 39.053s +2.674s
  23. = Sylvain Guintoli FRA Suzuki Test Rider (GSX-RR) 1m 39.637s +3.258s

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

Official Jerez MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Fabio Quartararo FRA Yamaha 1m 36.880s (2019)
Fastest race lap:
Marc Marquez SPA Honda 1m 38.051s (2019)

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