Jerez November MotoGP Test Final Times: Viñales Ends First Day On Top

Maverick Viñales ended the first day of the MotoGP test at Jerez as fastest, after having led for most of the day. The Monster Energy Yamaha rider was three quarters of a second faster than Fabio Quartararo, the Petronas Yamaha rider taking second. The two Suzukis took third and fourth, Joan Mir a fraction ahead of Alex Rins, while Franco Morbidelli made it three Yamahas in the top five.

Marc Marquez was the fastest of the Honda riders, a second behind Viñales and a few hundredths ahead of Cal Crutchlow, while Pol Espargaro was the fastest KTM rider on the 2020 KTM, finishing ahead of the three Ducati GP20s, Danilo Petrucci leading Andrea Dovizioso, who in turn was faster than Jack Miller.

Final times:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 12 Maverick Vinales Yamaha M1 1:37.131    
2 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:37.885 0.754 0.754
3 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:38.012 0.881 0.127
4 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:38.089 0.958 0.077
5 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:38.117 0.986 0.028
6 93 Marc Marquez Honda RC213V 1:38.227 1.096 0.110
7 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:38.253 1.122 0.026
8 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:38.348 1.217 0.095
9 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:38.358 1.227 0.010
10 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:38.474 1.343 0.116
11 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:38.492 1.361 0.018
12 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:38.500 1.369 0.008
13 29 Andrea Iannone Aprilia RS-GP 1:38.751 1.620 0.251
14 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:38.759 1.628 0.008
15 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 1:39.103 1.972 0.344
16 50 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki GSX-RR 1:39.148 2.017 0.045
17 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:39.413 2.282 0.265
18 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:39.588 2.457 0.175
19 51 Michele Pirro Ducati GP20 1:39.652 2.521 0.064
20 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:39.933 2.802 0.281
21 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:39.980 2.849 0.047
22 15 Eric Granado Ducati GP19 1:43.056 5.925 3.076
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Not a bad effort from Alex Marquez:  Just a bt slower than vastly experienced Frenchman Sylvain Guintoli on the beautiful handling Suzuki and ahead of regulat MotoGP testers Bradley Smith and Michele Pirro.  Not bad at all!

 

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