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2018 Jerez November MotoGP Test 2:30pm Thursday Times: Dovizioso Leading Viñales And Marquez

Cool weather meant another late start at Jerez, bikes taking to the track around 11:30am, despite the track opening at 10am. The weather is a little cooler and more cloudy than Wednesday, but times are still respectable.

Andrea Dovizioso is fastest shortly after 2:30pm, the Ducatis debuting a new tail with an aerodynamic shape. Maverick Viñales is second, from Marc Marquez, after Marquez had led for most of the session, spending most of the time on the 2019 prototype bike. Danilo Petrucci is fourth, just ahead of an impressive Pecco Bagnaia on the Pramac Ducati.

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2018 Jerez November MotoGP Test Wednesday: Ducatis Fastest, Nakagami Surprises

Danilo Petrucci topped the first day of testing at Jerez, the Italian the only rider to get into the 1'37s. He beat factory Ducati teammate Andrea Dovizioso by two tenths of a second, though Dovizioso had a crash at the end of the session, which stopped him pushing for a fast time. 

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2018 Jerez November MotoGP Test 1:30pm Wednesday Times: Petrucci Fastest As Testing Begins

Testing is underway at the final MotoGP test of 2018, bikes out on track at Jerez. Cold track temperatures kept the bikes in the garage for the first two hours, but the noise started at around 11:30, and the track has been busy since then.

Danilo Petrucci is currently fastest on the factory Ducati, ahead of his teammate Andrea Dovizioso. Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez is out on a bike in Repsol livery, a black test bike waiting in the pits. Marquez is currently third fastest, just ahead of Maverick Viñales. Jorge Lorenzo is tenth at the moment, but Honda have brought a modified tank with extra support, similar to the one used at Ducati.

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2018 Jerez Moto2 Test Sunday Times: Odendaal Quickest In Damp Conditions

Heavy rain on Saturday night, and intermittent rain during Sunday severely limited track time for the last day of Moto2 testing. Most riders chose not to risk a crash, and packed up and went home early. Of the few who did venture out, Steven Odendaal was quickest, scoring a moral victory for the RW Racing team and the NTS chassis. 

Testing is now finished, and the Moto2 class will reconvene in February.


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2018 Jerez Moto2 Test Saturday Times: Marini Quickest As Rain Stops Second Session

Luca Marini finished the second day of testing for the Moto2 class on top of the timesheets, the Sky VR46 rider getting under the existing pole record in the morning session of practice. Sam Lowes, very happy to be back on a Kalex with the Gresini Team, was second, a quarter of a second slower than Marini, while Alex Marquez just pipped Remy Gardner for third. 

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2018 Jerez Moto2 Test Friday Times: Baldassarri Fastest, Martin Breaks Bones In Debut Triumph Test

Friday saw the birth of two new eras in Grand Prix racing: the start of the MotoE class, and the first official test with the Triumph Moto2 engine managed with Magneti Marelli electronics. The Triumph 765 triples introduce a very different sound into the paddock to the four-cylinder Honda CBR600RR engines they replaced, and have a very different character. 

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2018 Valencia MotoGP Test Times Wednesday 3:30pm: Dovizioso Takes Over As Time Attack Starts

With the sun out, the warmest part of the day, and the track in the best condition it has been throughout the test, the riders are now chasing quick times. Andrea Dovizioso is currently fastest, a tenth faster than Marc Marquez, who has been spending time on a second prototype. Danilo Petrucci is third fastest, ahead of the factory Yamahas of Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales.

Times at 3:30pm:

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