MotoGP Race And Practice Results

Sepang MotoGP Test Combined Times: Quartararo Fastest Over All Three Days

Combined times over all three days:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.349    
2 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:58.431 0.082 0.082
3 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.450 0.101 0.019
4 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:58.502 0.153 0.052
5 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:58.541 0.192 0.039
6 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:58.606 0.257 0.065
7 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:58.610 0.261 0.004
8 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:58.616 0.267 0.006
9 26 Dani Pedrosa KTM RC16 1:58.662 0.313 0.046
10 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:58.694 0.345 0.032
11 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.731 0.382 0.037
12 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:58.764 0.415 0.033
13 93 Marc Marquez Honda RC213V 1:58.772 0.423 0.008
14 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:58.831 0.482 0.059
15 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:58.859 0.510 0.028
16 12 Maverick Vinales Yamaha M1 1:58.893 0.544 0.034
17 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:58.951 0.602 0.058
18 73 Alex Marquez Honda RC213V 1:59.042 0.693 0.091
19 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:59.104 0.755 0.062
20 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 1:59.549 1.200 0.445
21 99 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha M1 1:59.697 1.348 0.148
22 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.841 1.492 0.144
23 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 1:59.860 1.511 0.019
24 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:59.898 1.549 0.038
25 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.100 1.751 0.202
26 82 Mika Kallio KTM RC16 2:00.148 1.799 0.048
27 91 Yamaha Test 3 Yamaha M1 2:00.791 2.442 0.643
28 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:00.920 2.571 0.129
29 85 Takuya Tsuda Suzuki GSX-RR 2:03.674 5.325 2.754

Lap records at Sepang:

Year No Rider Bike Time Session
2019 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP19 1:58.239 Sepang Test
2019 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.303 Q2
2019 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:59.661 Race
           
2020 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:59.444 Sepang Shakedown
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Sepang MotoGP Test Sunday Final Times: Quartararo Secures First Testing Crown of 2020

With rain bringing an early end to testing duties in Sepang, Fabio Quartararo stayed at the top of the timesheets but the gaps remained minuscule. The Frenchman was closely followed by Cal Crutchlow and Alex Rins, while Pecco Bagnaia was lead Ducati ahead of mentor Valentino Rossi – all four riders within two tenths of a second of the leader. Marc Marquez wrapped things up with a small crash at Turn 15 and finished the day 12th on the timesheets, while Maverick Vinales in 18th position was only eighth tenths off his future teammate.

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.349    
2 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:58.431 0.082 0.082
3 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.450 0.101 0.019
4 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:58.502 0.153 0.052
5 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:58.541 0.192 0.039
6 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:58.606 0.257 0.065
7 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:58.610 0.261 0.004
8 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:58.616 0.267 0.006
9 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:58.694 0.345 0.078
10 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.736 0.387 0.042
11 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:58.764 0.415 0.028
12 93 Marc Marquez Honda RC213V 1:58.772 0.423 0.008
13 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:58.838 0.489 0.066
14 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:58.859 0.510 0.021
15 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:58.951 0.602 0.092
16 73 Alex Marquez Honda RC213V 1:59.042 0.693 0.091
17 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:59.104 0.755 0.062
18 12 Maverick Vinales Yamaha M1 1:59.169 0.820 0.065
19 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 1:59.549 1.200 0.380
20 99 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha M1 1:59.697 1.348 0.148
21 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.841 1.492 0.144
22 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 1:59.860 1.511 0.019
23 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:59.898 1.549 0.038
24 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.100 1.751 0.202
25 82 Mika Kallio KTM RC16 2:00.148 1.799 0.048
26 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:01.123 2.774 0.975
27 85 Takuya Tsuda Suzuki GSX-RR 2:03.674 5.325 2.551
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Sepang MotoGP Test Sunday 4pm Times: Quartararo Still Fastest As Riders Try Race Runs

In the heat of the afternoon, the riders who haven't already packed up and gone home are trying race simulations, or at least longer runs. At Yamaha, meanwhile, Maverick Viñales will be getting to test the new holeshot device which has previously been tried by the test team.

There have been no changes in the standings since 2pm. Fabio Quartararo is still fastest, leading a very close field. Maverick Viñales is eight tenths slower than Fabio Quartararo, but he is in eighteenth position. But he is nearly half a second under Valention Rossi's race lap record, and has not pushed for a single fast lap all day.

Times:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.349    
2 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:58.431 0.082 0.082
3 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.450 0.101 0.019
4 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:58.502 0.153 0.052
5 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:58.541 0.192 0.039
6 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:58.606 0.257 0.065
7 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:58.610 0.261 0.004
8 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:58.616 0.267 0.006
9 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:58.694 0.345 0.078
10 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.736 0.387 0.042
11 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:58.764 0.415 0.028
12 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:58.772 0.423 0.008
13 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:58.838 0.489 0.066
14 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:58.859 0.510 0.021
15 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:58.951 0.602 0.092
16 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.042 0.693 0.091
17 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:59.104 0.755 0.062
18 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:59.169 0.820 0.065
19 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 1:59.549 1.200 0.380
20 99 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha M1 1:59.697 1.348 0.148
21 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.841 1.492 0.144
22 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:59.898 1.549 0.057
23 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 1:59.901 1.552 0.003
24 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.100 1.751 0.199
25 82 Mika Kallio KTM RC16 2:00.148 1.799 0.048
26 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:01.496 3.147 1.348
27 85 Takuya Tsuda Suzuki GSX-RR 2:03.674 5.325 2.178
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Sepang MotoGP Test Sunday 2pm Times: Quartararo Still Fastest As Test Winds To A Close

Not much has changed on the last day of the Sepang MotoGP test since noon, despite a flurry of activity on the track. That looks like being the last burst of real activity, as teams start to pack up and head toward the airport. At 2pm, there are only a few riders putting in race simulations in the heat, including Jack Miller, Maverick Viñales and Fabio Quartararo.

There hasn't been much change in the standings since noon either. Fabio Quartararo still leads, ahead of Cal Crutchlow, Alex Rins, and Pecco Bagnaia. Times are incredibly close, thirteen riders within half a second, all six manufacturers inside 0.345 seconds. The test concludes at 6pm this evening.

Times at 2pm:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.349    
2 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:58.431 0.082 0.082
3 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.450 0.101 0.019
4 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:58.502 0.153 0.052
5 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:58.541 0.192 0.039
6 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:58.606 0.257 0.065
7 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:58.610 0.261 0.004
8 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:58.616 0.267 0.006
9 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:58.694 0.345 0.078
10 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.736 0.387 0.042
11 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:58.764 0.415 0.028
12 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:58.772 0.423 0.008
13 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:58.838 0.489 0.066
14 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:58.859 0.510 0.021
15 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:58.951 0.602 0.092
16 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.042 0.693 0.091
17 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:59.104 0.755 0.062
18 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:59.169 0.820 0.065
19 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 1:59.549 1.200 0.380
20 99 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha M1 1:59.697 1.348 0.148
21 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.841 1.492 0.144
22 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:59.898 1.549 0.057
23 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 1:59.901 1.552 0.003
24 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.100 1.751 0.199
25 82 Mika Kallio KTM RC16 2:00.148 1.799 0.048
26 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:01.496 3.147 1.348
27 85 Takuya Tsuda Suzuki GSX-RR 2:03.674 5.325 2.178
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Sepang MotoGP Test Sunday Noon Times: Quartararo Leads Crutchlow

The final day of the test has started in ideal conditions, with cool track temperatures and almost the entire grid out on track. Fabio Quartararo is once again fastest, dipping ever closer to his pole record set at the race last year. Cal Crutchlow is second, under a tenth behind the Petronas Yamaha rider, and just ahead of Alex Rins on the Suzuki.

Pecco Bagnaia has made a leap up the standings, the Pramac Ducati rider currently fourth quickest, a few hundredths ahead of Valentino Rossi on the factory Yamaha. Danilo Petrucci has improved to sixth, just over a quarter of a second behind Quartararo, while Pol Espargaro is seventh on the KTM. Jack Miller is currently eighth, while Aleix Espargaro makes it all six MotoGP factories inside the top nine, just over a third of a second behind Quartararo.

The field is very close at the moment. There are thirteen riders inside half a second, and seventeen inside of three quarthers of a second.

Times at noon:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.349    
2 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:58.431 0.082 0.082
3 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.450 0.101 0.019
4 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:58.502 0.153 0.052
5 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:58.541 0.192 0.039
6 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:58.606 0.257 0.065
7 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:58.610 0.261 0.004
8 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:58.616 0.267 0.006
9 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:58.694 0.345 0.078
10 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.736 0.387 0.042
11 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:58.764 0.415 0.028
12 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:58.772 0.423 0.008
13 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:58.838 0.489 0.066
14 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:58.859 0.510 0.021
15 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:58.951 0.602 0.092
16 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.042 0.693 0.091
17 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:59.104 0.755 0.062
18 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:59.400 1.051 0.296
19 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 1:59.549 1.200 0.149
20 99 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha M1 1:59.697 1.348 0.148
21 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.841 1.492 0.144
22 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:59.898 1.549 0.057
23 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 1:59.932 1.583 0.034
24 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.100 1.751 0.168
25 82 Mika Kallio KTM RC16 2:00.148 1.799 0.048
26 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:01.496 3.147 1.348
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Sepang Test Saturday Final Times: Quartararo Tops Second Day Of Testing

Times plummeted at the end of the second day of testing at Sepang, the riders using the cooler temperatures and ideal track conditions to chase a quick time at the end of the day. Fabio Quartararo came out on top, setting the quickest time of the day and coming up a quarter of a second short of his own qualifying record. The Petronas Yamaha rider spent almost all of his day on the 2020 Factory Spec Yamaha M1, and set his quickest time on the bike.

Jack Miller ended the day second, after having sat on top of the timesheets for most of the day. The Pramac Ducati rider was seven hundredths slower than Quartararo, and spent his time testing a new Ducati aerodynamics package, though it was more of an evolution of the current package than a radical revolution.

Dani Pedrosa impressed on the KTM, the Spanish test rider setting his fastest ever lap around Sepang, three tenths off the official lap record, and just under a tenth slower than fastest man Quartararo. Third place for Pedrosa demonstrates the value of having such a strong test rider, Pedrosa clearly fast enough still to compete.

Joan Mir was the fastest Suzuki, the Spaniard sixteen hundredths behind Quartararo, and a tenth of a second faster than Franco Morbidelli on the A-Spec Petronas Yamaha, while Maverick Viñales was six hundredths slower on the Monster Energy Yamaha. All three Yamaha riders with Factory Spec machinery spent all of their day on the bike. Alex Rins ended the day as seventh, a quarter of a second behind his Suzuki teammate, and ahead of Pol Espargaro on the KTM. Marc Marquez was ninth fastest, despite a small crash on the Repsol Honda, which left him uninjured. Valentino Rossi rounded out the top ten, putting all four Yamahas inside the top ten, and demoting Aleix Espargaro to eleventh on the Aprilia RS-GP.

Times at the end of Saturday:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.572    
2 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:58.641 0.069 0.069
3 26 Dani Pedrosa KTM RC16 1:58.662 0.090 0.021
4 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.731 0.159 0.069
5 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:58.831 0.259 0.100
6 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:58.893 0.321 0.062
7 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.978 0.406 0.085
8 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:58.989 0.417 0.011
9 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.097 0.525 0.108
10 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:59.116 0.544 0.019
11 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.224 0.652 0.108
12 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:59.247 0.675 0.023
13 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:59.257 0.685 0.010
14 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:59.313 0.741 0.056
15 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:59.342 0.770 0.029
16 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:59.365 0.793 0.023
17 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.661 1.089 0.296
18 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:59.780 1.208 0.119
19 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:59.825 1.253 0.045
20 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 2:00.189 1.617 0.364
21 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.286 1.714 0.097
22 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 2:00.347 1.775 0.061
23 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 2:00.396 1.824 0.049
24 91 Yamaha Test 3 Yamaha M1 2:00.791 2.219 0.395
25 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:00.920 2.348 0.129
26 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 2:01.119 2.547 0.199

Records:

Year No Rider Bike Time Session
2019 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP19 1:58.239 Sepang Test
2019 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.303 Q2
2019 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:59.661 Race
           
2020 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:59.444 Sepang Shakedown
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Sepang MotoGP Test Saturday 4pm Times: Miller Still Fastest As Action Starts Again

The riders have restarted after taking a long break to avoid the extreme heat of the afternoon. So far, there have been no real changes. Jack Miller still leads, ahead of Joan Mir, Franco Morbidelli, and Maverick Viñales. The riders have two more hours to finish their test program, and with the weather looking like it will cooperate, they should get all their testing done.

Times at 4pm:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:58.641    
2 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.731 0.090 0.090
3 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:58.831 0.190 0.100
4 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:58.893 0.252 0.062
5 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.978 0.337 0.085
6 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:58.989 0.348 0.011
7 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.097 0.456 0.108
8 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:59.116 0.475 0.019
9 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:59.157 0.516 0.041
10 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.224 0.583 0.067
11 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:59.257 0.616 0.033
12 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:59.313 0.672 0.056
13 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:59.342 0.701 0.029
14 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:59.365 0.724 0.023
15 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:59.423 0.782 0.058
16 26 Dani Pedrosa KTM RC16 1:59.599 0.958 0.176
17 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.661 1.020 0.062
18 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:59.780 1.139 0.119
19 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:59.825 1.184 0.045
20 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.286 1.645 0.461
21 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 2:00.347 1.706 0.061
22 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 2:00.396 1.755 0.049
23 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 2:00.477 1.836 0.081
24 91 Yamaha Test 3 Yamaha M1 2:00.791 2.150 0.314
25 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:00.920 2.279 0.129
26 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 2:01.119 2.478 0.199
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Sepang MotoGP Test Saturday 2pm Times: Miller Leads Mir And Morbidelli

Times at 2pm:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:58.641    
2 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.731 0.090 0.090
3 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:58.831 0.190 0.100
4 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:58.893 0.252 0.062
5 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.978 0.337 0.085
6 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:58.989 0.348 0.011
7 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.097 0.456 0.108
8 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:59.116 0.475 0.019
9 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:59.157 0.516 0.041
10 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.224 0.583 0.067
11 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:59.257 0.616 0.033
12 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:59.313 0.672 0.056
13 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:59.342 0.701 0.029
14 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:59.365 0.724 0.023
15 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:59.423 0.782 0.058
16 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.661 1.020 0.238
17 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:59.780 1.139 0.119
18 26 Dani Pedrosa KTM RC16 1:59.808 1.167 0.028
19 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:59.825 1.184 0.017
20 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.286 1.645 0.461
21 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 2:00.347 1.706 0.061
22 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 2:00.396 1.755 0.049
23 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 2:00.477 1.836 0.081
24 91 Yamaha Test 3 Yamaha M1 2:00.791 2.150 0.314
25 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:00.920 2.279 0.129
26 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 2:01.119 2.478 0.199
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Sepang MotoGP Test Saturday Noon Times: Miller Quickest As Testing Intensifies

Jack Miller is currently fastest as noon approaches at Sepang, the Pramac Ducati rider demonstrating the sheer outright speed of the Desmosedici GP20, clocking a top speed of 338.5 km/h, nearly 7 km/h quicker than Andrea Dovizioso on the factory Ducati.

That outright speed isn't reflected in the lap times: Miller is less than a tenth of a second quicker than Joan Mir on the Suzuki, whose highest top speed is nearly 11 km/h slower than Miller's. Alex Rins is third quickest on the second Suzuki Ecstar, and a fraction ahead of Pol Espargaro on the KTM RC16, Espargaro cracking into the 1'58s in the first few laps at Sepang.

Marc Marquez is currently fifth fastest, as he continues his work on the 2020 Honda RC213V, while Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi are swapping between the Factory-Spec and A-Spec Yamaha M1s, and currently in sixth and seventh. Fabio Quartararo is getting his first laps on the Factory-Spec Yamaha, and focusing on understanding the bike, rather than chasing a fast lap. The Petronas Yamaha rider is down in fourteenth.

With Aleix Espargaro currently ninth fastest on the 2020 Aprilia RS-GP, that puts all six manufacturers in the top 9.

Times at noon:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:58.641    
2 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.731 0.090 0.090
3 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:58.978 0.337 0.247
4 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:58.989 0.348 0.011
5 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.097 0.456 0.108
6 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:59.107 0.466 0.010
7 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:59.155 0.514 0.048
8 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:59.257 0.616 0.102
9 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.262 0.621 0.005
10 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:59.313 0.672 0.051
11 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:59.342 0.701 0.029
12 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:59.365 0.724 0.023
13 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:59.423 0.782 0.058
14 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:59.498 0.857 0.075
15 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:59.539 0.898 0.041
16 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.661 1.020 0.122
17 26 Dani Pedrosa KTM RC16 1:59.808 1.167 0.147
18 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:59.825 1.184 0.017
19 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:59.882 1.241 0.057
20 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.286 1.645 0.404
21 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 2:00.396 1.755 0.110
22 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 2:00.477 1.836 0.081
23 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 2:00.507 1.866 0.030
24 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:00.954 2.313 0.447
25 91 Yamaha Test 3 Yamaha M1 2:01.256 2.615 0.302
26 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 2:02.378 3.737 1.122
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Sepang MotoGP Test Friday Final Times: Petronas Yamahas Lead Weather-hit Day

Rain disrupted both the middle and the end of the first day of the Sepang test, the riders losing three hours to a damp track. But the busiest riders still managed to record around 60 laps at the track.

Fabio Quartararo ended the day as fastest, just ahead of his Petronas Yamaha teammate Franco Morbidelli. Both riders were on the A-Spec bikes, the evolution of the 2019 machine Morbidelli will be riding in 2020. Alex Rins ended Friday as third fastest on the Suzuki, a quarter of a second behind Quartararo, and a few hundredths ahead of Cal Crutchlow on the LCR Honda.

Maverick Viñales was the fastest of the factory Yamahas despite a small crash, four tenths slower than Quartararo. Behind him in seventh, Aleix Espargaro led the Espargaro brothers, Aprilia rider Aleix a tenth quicker than KTM rider Pol. Joan Mir ended the day in ninth, six tenths off the Petronas Yamaha, and a thousandth of a second quicker than Valentino Rossi, who was tenth. 

Times:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.945    
2 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:58.996 0.051 0.051
3 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:59.195 0.250 0.199
4 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:59.234 0.289 0.039
5 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:59.236 0.291 0.002
6 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:59.367 0.422 0.131
7 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:59.427 0.482 0.060
8 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:59.536 0.591 0.109
9 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:59.568 0.623 0.032
10 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:59.569 0.624 0.001
11 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:59.666 0.721 0.097
12 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.676 0.731 0.010
13 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:59.918 0.973 0.242
14 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:59.939 0.994 0.021
15 26 Dani Pedrosa KTM RC16 2:00.017 1.072 0.078
16 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 2:00.131 1.186 0.114
17 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 2:00.136 1.191 0.005
18 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 2:00.371 1.426 0.235
19 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 2:00.464 1.519 0.093
20 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 2:00.511 1.566 0.047
21 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 2:00.519 1.574 0.008
22 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 2:00.750 1.805 0.231
23 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 2:00.815 1.870 0.065
24 90 Yamaha Test 1 Yamaha M1 2:01.080 2.135 0.265
25 91 Yamaha Test 2 Yamaha M1 2:01.744 2.799 0.664
26 32 Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia RS-GP 2:03.150 4.205 1.406

Records from Sepang:

Year No Rider Bike Time Session
2019 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP19 1:58.239 Sepang Test
2019 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:58.303 Q2
2019 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:59.661 Race
           
2020 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:59.444 Sepang Shakedown
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