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2017 Jerez IRTA Test Friday Moto3 Morning Times: Bulega's Reign Continues

The same names keep cropping up at the top of the Moto3 timesheets at Jerez. On Friday morning, it was once again Nicolo Bulega who was fastest, the Sky VR46 rider just edging out Aron Canet to take top spot. Behind Canet, a few new names popped up, with Jakub Kornfeil taking third, ahead of Marcos Ramirez and Gabriel Rodrigo.

Two more sessions remain for the Moto3 riders.

Times from the first session for Moto3:

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2017 Jerez IRTA Test Thursday Final Moto2 Times - Morbidelli Leads Marc VDS 1-2

The Marc VDS Moto2 riders dominated the second day of testing, Franco Morbidelli and Alex Marquez taking turns at the top of the timesheets. Morbidelli ended up with top honors, setting a fast time in the cool of the morning, when the track offers the most grip. Taka Nakagami ended the day in third, four tenths behind fastest man Morbidelli, while Fabio Quartararo impressed on his switch to Moto2.

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2017 Jerez IRTA Test Thursday Final Moto3 Times - Bulega Ends The Day Fastest

Nicolo Bulega has ended the second day of the Jerez Moto3 test as fastest. The Sky VR46 rider was over a tenth of a second faster than Aron Canet on the Estrella Galicia Honda, though the Spaniard had been quick all day. Jorge Martin was third quickest on Thursday on the Gresini Honda, finishing a fraction ahead of Romano Fenati. The Italian has been solid on his return to racing, and sits well on the Honda. 

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2017 Jerez IRTA Test Thursday Moto3 Times - Bulega Tops First Two Sessions

Nicolo Bulega was the fastest man in the first two sessions for the Moto3 class at Jerez, the Sky VR46 rider almost exactly matching his pole time from last year's race. The times were quicker in the morning, with Aron Canet second, Jorge Martin third and Romano Fenati fourth quickest.

Bulega was fastest in the lunchtime session as well, this time holding off Romano Fenati, Lorenzo Dalla Porta and Aron Canet. That put three Moto3 manufacturers in the top three spots.

Times from the first two sessions on Thursday:

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2017 Jerez IRTA Test Thursday Moto2 Times - Morbidelli Quickest In Morning Session

Franco Morbidelli was the quickest man in the morning session for the Moto2 class at Jerez. The Marc VDS rider was a fraction quicker than Miguel Oliveira's best time from Wednesday, and half a second quicker than his teammate Alex Marquez. Fabio Quartararo was up to speed with the third quickest time, just behind Marquez, and just nine thousandths quicker than Luca Marini. Danny Kent was the first Suter in seventh spot, just under seven tenths off the time of Morbidelli

Times in the first session of Thursday:

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2017 Jerez IRTA Test Wednesday Moto3 Times: Canet Faster Than Fenati

Aron Canet ended the first day of the Moto3 IRTA test at Jerez at the top of the timesheets, leading a trio of Hondas. Canet set his quickest time in the final session of the day, but was never out of the top three. 

Romano Fenati ended the day in second, the Italian making a strong return to racing after being sacked halfway through last year. Jorge Martin set the third fastest time, the last rider to crack into the 1'46s. Bo Bendsneyder was the first KTM rider, the Dutchman just shy of Martin's time, and ending ahead of Juanfran Guevara and Enea Bastianini.

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2017 Jerez IRTA Test Wednesday Moto2 Times: Oliveira Ends First Day On Top

Miguel Oliveira ended the first day of the IRTA test on top of the timesheets, setting a time in the second session of the day which nobody could match. Oliveira's time is nearly a tenth quicker than the Moto2 pole record at Jerez, currently held by Sam Lowes.

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2017 Jerez Moto2 & Moto3 Private Test: Nakagami, Bulega Fastest After One Day of Dry Track

The Moto2 and Moto3 teams were back to work over the past two days, a large contingent gathered to prepare for the 2017 season. Fine weather greeted the riders on the first day of the test, but the second day, Thursday, started with the track covered with sand after strong winds blew sand across from North Africa, then rain hit the track and washed out the rest of the test. A few riders went out on Thursday, but they were nearly 20 seconds off the pace.

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2017 Phillip Island MotoGP Test Friday Times: Viñales Ends Australia As Fastest

Maverick Viñales has ended the third preseason MotoGP test of 2017 at the top of the timesheets. The Movistar Yamaha rider started the day with a succession of quick laps which would not be beaten, before getting down to the long grind of development work, turning a total of 101 laps.

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2017 Phillip Island MotoGP Test Thursday Final Times: Viñales Fastest, Aprilia, Suzuki Debut New Fairings

Maverick Viñales has returned to the top of the timesheets on Thursday, stepping up the pace on his Movistar Yamaha to end the second day of test at Phillip Island as the fastest man. Viñales' pace was relentless, topping the timesheets early in the day with a run of three laps of 1'28, then adding two more 1'28s at the end of the day.

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2017 Phillip Island MotoGP Test 11:45 Thursday Times: Viñales Takes Big Lead

The second day of testing for the MotoGP class is underway at Phillip Island. The day kicked off with fifteen minutes of practice starts for the riders, after which almost the entire field took to the track to make use of near perfect conditions. 

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2017 Phillip Island MotoGP Test Wednesday Final Times: Marquez Holds Off Rossi

Marc Marquez has ended the first day of the Phillip Island MotoGP test on top of the timesheets. The Repsol Honda rider was quick from the start of the day, taking over as fastest in the middle of the day, and holding his advantage until the end. 

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2017 Phillip Island MotoGP Test 11:45 Wednesday Times: Viñales As Testing Gets Underway

Bikes are back on track again in good conditions in Australia. After a brief delay in the early morning, when the track was still too cold for riding to make much sense, nearly all of the MotoGP riders have now taken to the track. Maverick Viñales is back at the top of the timesheets, a position he left a couple of weeks ago at Sepang. Andrea Dovizioso follows in second, close to the time of the Yamaha man, while Australian Jack Miller sits in third place.

Testing continues until 17:45 local time today, with the weather set fair for the day.

Times after 2 hours of testing:

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2017 Valencia Moto2/Moto3 Test: Oliveira, Bendsneyder Top First Valencia Test

Testing season has begun for all three Grand Prix classes now, as some of the Moto2 and Moto3 teams assembled at Valencia for the first private test of 2017 after the winter break. Fastest man of the Moto2 group was Miguel Oliveira on the KTM, quicker than Pons rookie Fabio Quartararo by just under two tenths. Oliveira's teammate Brad Binder was not present, still recovering from an arm injury.

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