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● MotoGP Official Test -Sepang - Testing - 26/11/2012

Date : 26/11/2012
Weather : Wet
Temperature : Air: 36ºC, Ground: 44ºC

Weather continues to plague Marquez in testing

Wet conditions continued to trouble MotoGP rookie Marc Márquez on the first day of the three day test in Sepang. Marc was delayed going out due to a wet track and then managed only a few exits before more rain arrived. In total he completed 26 laps with a fastest time of 2'03.650.

MARC MÁRQUEZ
 
MARC MÁRQUEZ – 2'03.650
 
"At the moment the weather is definitely not our friend! This morning the circuit was wet and we waited until 11:00 to go out on track. After only 4 exits it began to rain again and the day was over for us. The grip level was very low and at the beginning it was quite difficult to find any grip at all. However, I am happy because I have been able to improve my lap time each time I went out, even though I remained on the same tyres. Let's hope that the weather will be kinder tomorrow and it won't rain!"


Circuit information
First race 1999
GPs held 13
Laps 20
Race distance 116.508km / 72.387miles
Track length 5.548km / 3.447miles
Track width 25m
Longest straight 0.920km / 0.572miles
Corners 15 (10 right, 5 left)
Pole position Left

Sepang International Circuit

Circuit records
Pole position 2m00.334s (165.978km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha, 2012)
Race lap 2m02.108s (163.566km/h) Casey Stoner (Ducati, 2007)
Race time 41m03.448s (162.153km/h) Valentino Rossi (Yamaha, 2010)
MotoGP Wins 6 (Valentino Rossi 2001, 2003-04, 2006, 2008, 2010)
2012 Winner Dani Pedrosa (Honda)
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