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Sepang 2 Testing - Malaysia - Testing Report
Date : 26/02/2014 Weather : Sunny and Dry Air : 34°C Track : 52°C Humidity : 49%

Pedrosa back on track in Sepang

Pedrosa back on track in Sepang

It was a slow start on the first day of the second Malaysian test. The riders gradually took to the track, which was slippery from car racing over the weekend, and as the surface improved so did the times. Dani, who suffered from some jet-lag, sat out for the majority of the morning whilst the track was at it's worst, but then had a busy schedule in the afternoon completing a total of 47 laps, recording his fastest time on lap 46 with 2'01.160.

Having made his final chassis choice for the season, Dani and his team will spend the remainder of the test working on engine mappings and general set up work.

2013 World Champion, Marc Marquez, will take no part in this test as he was forced to stay home due to an injury sustained in training last week in Spain.

Dani Pedrosa
Dani Pedrosa - 6th - 2'01.160

"Today was not the best day for testing - the track was dirtier than ever and there was no grip. It was difficult to find a good feeling with the bike, which we only really got at the end of the day. I also had a few problems with jet-lag and I haven't been able to sleep much over the last few days, so I’m not feeling perfect physically. As I say, at the end of the day we managed to go a little better. We'll see if I can sleep better tonight and we will continue working hard tomorrow"

Testing Results

Pos. Rider Num. Nation Team Constructor Time/Gap
1 Alvaro Bautista 19 ESP Go & Fun Honda Gresini HONDA 2'00.848
2 Aleix Espargaro 41 ESP NGM Mobile Forward Racing YAMAHA 2'00.900
3 Pol Espargaro 44 ESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 YAMAHA 2'00.999
4 Andrea Dovizioso 4 ITA Ducati Team DUCATI 2'01.029
5 Jorge Lorenzo 99 ESP Yamaha Factory Racing YAMAHA 2'01.158
6 Dani Pedrosa 26 ESP Repsol Honda Team HONDA 2'01.160
7 Valentino Rossi 46 ITA Yamaha Factory YAMAHA 2'01.349
8 Stefan Bradl 6 GER LCR Honda MotoGP HONDA 2'01.491
9 Bradley Smith 38 GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 YAMAHA 2'01.644
10 Nicky Hayden 69 USA Drive M7 Aspar HONDA 2'02.227
11 Cal Crutchlow 35 GBR Ducati Team DUCATI 2'02.319
12 Andrea Iannone 29 ITA Pramac Racing DUCATI 2'02.334
13 Hiroshi Aoyama 7 JPN Drive M7 Aspar HONDA 2'02.709
14 Colin Edwards 5 USA NGM Mobile Forward Racing YAMAHA 2'02.743
15 Yonny Hernandez 68 COL Pramac Racing DUCATI 2'02.823
16 Hector Barbera 8 ESP Avintia Racing MotoGP FTR-KAWASAKI 2'02.975
17 Randy De Puniet 14 FRA Suzuki Test Team SUZUKI 2'03.341
18 Scott Redding 45 GBR Go & Fun Honda Gresini HONDA 2'03.553
19 Michele Pirro 51 ITA Ducati Test Team DUCATI 2'03.991
20 Katsuyuki Nakasuga T1 JPN Yamaha Factory Test Team YAMAHA 2'04.165
21 Mike Di Meglio 63 FRA Avintia Racing MotoGP FTR-KAWASAKI 2'04.885
22 Karel Abraham 17 CZE Cardion AB Motoracing HONDA 2'05.638
23 Nobuatsu Aoki 9 JPN Suzuki Test Team SUZUKI 2'07.302

Circuit Information

Length 5.548 m / 3.447 miles
Width 25m
Left corners 5
Right corners 10
Longest straight 920 m / 0.572 miles
Constructed 1998
Sepang International Circuit Sdn. Bhd.
Pole Position 2m 00.334s (165.978km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha, 2012)
Race lap 2m 02.108s (163.566km/h) Casey Stoner (Ducati, 2007)
Race time 40m 45.191s (163.3 km/h) Dani Pedrosa (Honda, 2013)
2012 Winner Dani Pedrosa (Honda)
2013 Winner Dani Pedrosa (Honda)

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