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Testing to continue in Valencia this week

Testing to continue in Valencia this week

Testing to continue in Valencia this week

Preseason testing for a host of 250cc and 125cc teams continues this week with a two-day session at Valencia. Whilst World Champion Dani Pedrosa and his Telefonica Movistar Honda team-mate Hiroshi Aoyama will not be taking part, a host of factory and privateer riders will be present at the Spanish circuit on Wednesday and Thursday.

In the quarter-litre category Fortuna Honda pair Héctor Barbera and Jorge Lorenzo will continue their adaptation to the 250cc machine alongside factory colleagues Andrea Dovizioso and Yuki Takahashi of Kopron Team Scot Honda. Meanwhile Alex Debón and Radomil Rous (Wurth Honda BQR) and Dirk Heidolf (Castrol Honda Kiefer Racing) will have their first test of the preseason on the Japanese factory's kitted machines.

Aprilia have confirmed that official riders Alex De Angelis, Simone Corsi (Aprilia Italia Corse), Roberto Locatelli, Casey Stoner (Carrera-Sunglasses- LCR), Sebastián Porto, Randy de Puniet (Aspar Team), Sylvain Guintoli, Gregory Leblanc, (Equipe de France) Chaz Davies and Martín Cárdenas (Aprilia Germany) will all be in attendance.

The 125cc list includes Héctor Faubel and Sergio Gadea (Master Aspar Team), Jordi Carchano and Julián Miralles (Aspar Junior Team), Thomas Luthi (Elit Grand Prix), Sandro Cortese (Castrol Honda Kiefer Racing), Sascha Hommel and Michele Pirro (Malaguti Racing).

250cc, 2005

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