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MotoGP™ commence final day of testing

MotoGP™ commence final day of testing

Just one day of pre-season testing remains for the MotoGP™ World Championship before their season begins in Qatar.

After Maverick Viñales, Andrea Iannone and Jorge Lorenzo diced for the top spot on the second day of testing in Qatar, the final day looks set to be full of more excitement. Lorenzo, Hector Barbera, Andrea Dovizioso and Loris Baz were the only full-time riders to do runs of more than half race distance on Thursday, how the bikes react at full race distance still an unknown to the majority of the field.

Aside from race runs, Suzuki are aiming to have current test leader Maverick Viñales test the fully seamless gearbox, Aleix Espargaro running it on Thursday. Suzuki have set their sights on the top six in every race in 2016 Viñales is attempting to get his season off to the best start possible.

Many riders, including Bradley Smith and Valentino Rossi, have saved several of their preferred tyres for the final day. Not only are they hoping to put in their own long run, but also to set a quick time for a final confidence boost before the season. With riders aiming for fast times and long race runs, the times on Friday may very well be the best indication of how the race weekend will go for the premier class.

Action gets underway at 16:00 Local Time with the final day of testing lasting until 23:00 Local Time.


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Maria Herrera #6

4 months ago

Buenos días !!! Hoy ultimo día y queda mucho trabajo con la moto nueva!✊✊ // Good Morning! Today is the last day of testing and we have a lot of work with the new bike. By: @davidclares @photoclickagencia


4 months ago

Ops... It's misty this morning ... We will have to wait a little bit before

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4 months ago

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Marc Márquez

4 months ago

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Sandro Cortese

4 months ago

Final day here in Jerez! #sc11


4 months ago

Last day in Jerez! Having a drink ;) and wait for a better weather☀️

Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS

4 months ago

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4 months ago

Really good day testing many things! First crash of the season out the way!! Sorry guys! Tomorrow we keep working! Feeling good

Alex Márquez Alentà

4 months ago

Hemos tenido que parar antes de tiempo, pero hemos trabajado bien! We had to stop earlier than expected, but we worked well! #JerezTest