Following's Sunday's Catalunya MotoGP, riders and teams have returned to the Barcelona circuit for a day of Official testing.

Although there are two additional factory KTM test bikes listed, only race winner Oliveira and team-mate Binder are riding today (Dani Pedrosa and Mika Kallio are not testing).

Aleix Espargaro, who has been struggling with fluid in his arm after recent surgery, isn't present after heading for checks in Barcelona, which concluded that the arm won’t need any further treatment, just rest and some antibiotics. Espargaro is replaced by Aprilia test rider Matteo Baiocco.

Testing concludes at 6pm...

2021 Catalunya MotoGP Test - Monday (1:30pm)
  RiderNatTeamTimeLap
1^3Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)1m 39.816s25/36
2^7Johann ZarcoFRAPramac Ducati (GP21)+0.163s46/51
3˅2Franco MorbidelliITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.206s11/26
4˅2Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)+0.234s18/29
5^5Pol EspargaroSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+0.272s27/28
6˅3Fabio QuartararoFRAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.336s34/36
7˅2Maverick ViñalesSPAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.415s25/34
8^4Jack MillerAUSDucati Team (GP21)+0.426s19/30
9^6Marc MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)+0.501s28/37
10^1Francesco BagnaiaITADucati Team (GP21)+0.591s32/40
11˅5Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM (RC16)+0.602s16/31
12^1Valentino RossiITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+0.623s27/33
13˅6Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM (RC16)+0.714s6/7
14˅6Alex MarquezSPALCR Honda (RC213V)+0.724s17/28
15^2KTM Test 1N/AKTM Tech3 (RC16)+1.096s13/14
16^2Enea BastianiniITAAvintia Ducati (GP19)*+1.107s15/24
17˅3KTM Test 2N/AKTM Tech3 (RC16)+1.237s5/7
18˅2Iker LecuonaSPAKTM Tech3 (RC16)+1.389s22/37
19=Danilo PetrucciITAKTM Tech3 (RC16)+1.596s26/30
20=Luca MariniITASky VR46 Avintia Ducati (GP19)*+1.754s11/11
21=Sylvain GuintoliFRASuzuki Test Rider (GSX-RR)+1.868s29/41
22=Lorenzo SavadoriITAAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*+2.390s8/27
23=Matteo BaioccoITAAprilia Test Rider (RS-GP)+8.325s21/21

*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 Catalunya MotoGP records:
Best lap:
Fabio Quartararo FRA Yamaha 1m 38.853s (2021)
Fastest race lap:
Johann Zarco FRA Ducati 1m 39.939s (2021)

 

By Peter McLaren
 

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