Following's Sunday's Spanish MotoGP, riders and teams returned to Jerez for a day of Official testing.

Rins stopped in the early afternoon while leading the timesheets, with Vinales - who had been fastest in the morning - moving back on top just after 4pm on his way to a massive 101 laps!

Rins and Suzuki team-mate Mir spent part of the day trying the 2022 engine prototype first seen in the Qatar Test as well as settings for the upcoming races.

Fabio Quartararo skipped the test as he undergoes a medical check following Sunday's arm pump problems, which saw him drop from the race lead to 13th place.

Marc Marquez only did one run because his body felt "locked, the neck and right shoulder. I felt similar after the Portimao race but the crash on Saturday here didn't help. I wasn't at a good level to ride so we stopped the test."

Testing began at 10am and concluded at 6pm.

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2021 Jerez MotoGP Test - Monday (FINAL)
  RiderNatTeamTimeLap
1=Maverick ViñalesSPAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)1m 36.879s83/101
2=Alex RinsSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+0.034s50/59
3=Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+0.431s54/64
4^1Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)+0.469s64/71
5˅1Johann ZarcoFRAPramac Ducati (GP21)+0.556s41/75
6=Pol EspargaroSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+0.627s40/89
7=Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM (RC16)+0.629s27/72
8=Luca MariniITASky VR46 Avintia Ducati (GP19)*+0.680s65/66
9=Franco MorbidelliITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.748s25/67
10=Francesco BagnaiaITADucati Team (GP21)+0.811s32/40
11^2Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM (RC16)+0.819s56/66
12^2Valentino RossiITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.821s70/73
13˅2Enea BastianiniITAAvintia Ducati (GP19)*+0.838s48/54
14˅2Aleix EspargaroSPAAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+1.006s8/12
15=Alex MarquezSPALCR Honda (RC213V)+1.291s60/75
16=Marc MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+1.424s4/7
17=Iker LecuonaSPAKTM Tech3 (RC16)+1.495s54/64
18=Jack MillerAUSDucati Team (GP21)+1.576s26/44
19=Danilo PetrucciITAKTM Tech3 (RC16)+1.729s47/63
20=Tito RabatSPAPramac Ducati (GP21)+1.947s23/65
21=Lorenzo SavadoriITAAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*+2.145s34/54

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.

* Rookie

Official Jerez MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Maverick Vinales SPA Yamaha 1m 36.584s (2020)
Fastest race lap:
Fabio Quartararo FRA Yamaha 1m 37.770s (2021)

By Peter McLaren
 

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