MotoGP: Lap Times from the Jerez Post-Race Test

05/05/2014 @ 2:27 pm, by David Emmett4 COMMENTS

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Marc Marquez was the fastest man at the Jerez post-race test, setting a quick lap early in the day which would not be beaten. The Repsol Honda man had a big gap to Jorge Lorenzo for most of the day, but the Movistar Yamaha rider closed the gap to just over a quarter of a second by the end of the day.

Valentino Rossi ended the day in 3rd, after a late lap put him ahead of Dani Pedrosa, who, like Marquez, stopped testing earlier in the afternoon.

Alvaro Bautista was the fastest of the satellite Hondas, leading Stefan Bradl by a fraction, the LCR Honda man being the last rider within a second of Marquez. Pol Espargaro was quickest of the Tech 3 riders, while brother Aleix was sandwiched between Pol and Bradley Smith.

Times at the end of the day:

Pos. Rider Bike Time Diff. Diff. Previous
1 Marc Marquez Honda RC213V 1:38.737  –  –
2 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha M1 1:38.999 0.262 0.262
3 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:39.063 0.326 0.064
4 Dani Pedrosa Honda RC213V 1:39.377 0.640 0.314
5 Alvaro Bautista Honda RC213V 1:39.635 0.898 0.258
6 Stefan Bradl Honda RC213V 1:39.713 0.976 0.078
7 Pol Espargaro Yamaha M1 1:39.780 1.043 0.067
8 Aleix Espargaro Forward Yamaha 1:39.797 1.060 0.017
9 Bradley Smith Yamaha M1 1:39.840 1.103 0.043
10 Hiroshi Aoyama Honda RCV1000R 1:39.881 1.144 0.041
11 Andrea Iannone Ducati GP14 1:40.077 1.340 0.196
12 Scott Redding Honda RCV1000R 1:40.276 1.539 0.199
13 Michele Pirro Ducati GP14 Test 1:40.717 1.980 0.441
14 Karel Abraham Honda RCV1000R 1:40.723 1.986 0.006
15 Hector Barbera Avintia Kawasaki 1:41.231 2.494 0.508
16 Michael Laverty PBM Aprilia 1:41.357 2.620 0.126
17 Broc Parkes PBM Aprilia 1:41.925 3.188 0.568
18 Simone Corsi Forward Yamaha 1:42.333 3.596 0.408
19 Mike Di Meglio Avintia Kawasaki 1:42.912 4.175 0.579

Photo: © 2014 Tony Goldsmith / TGF Photos – All Rights Reserved

This article was originally published on MotoMatters, and is republished here on Asphalt & Rubber with permission by the author.

  • jzj

    Corsi rode Edwards’ bike. Hmmm.

  • Jw

    And is performing about the same..

  • BBQdog

    Aleix slower then broter Pol. Amazing. Hope Aleix gets a factory bike next year.

  • Mr.X

    I was wondering that, which Espargaro is on a better bike? Is the Forward a Yamaha chassis?