Valencia Test noon: unusual year, unusual bikes
Quartararo tops the times at the halfway stage on Day 1, Yamaha debut their 2020 M1
The 2020 MotoGP™ World Championship is underway as the previous take a look at in Valencia commences. This provides the first take into fable at unusual team line-ups, alongside with unusual motorcycles, that are rolled out and achieve through their paces, giving us the first scrutinize of what’s to attain again in the upcoming season. As of 13: 00 local time (GMT 1), Petronas Yamaha SRT rider Fabio Quartararo tops the times, with a lap of 1’30.599.
Alex Marquez rides his first laps as a Repsol Honda rider 19/11/2019
The Moto2™ World Champion jumps on the MotoGP™ 2019 RC213v for the first time as a Repsol Honda rider at the Valencia Test
In phrases of tyre allocation for the take a look at, the same slick and wet compounds are on hand. For entrance tyres, there are five cushy, six medium and five exhausting, whilst for the rear, there are five cushy – with three being a peculiar development examined at Phillip Island – medium and exhausting. A brand unusual development tyre aimed at 2021 is on hand to all. The medium compound, which is an identical as the elope weekend, with every rider having two. Designed to toughen corner entry, this became as soon as examined at Misano.
HRC take a look at rider Stefan Bradl became as soon as the first rider to rob to the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, as the German rider dialled in laps with a peculiar 2020 chassis. Reigning Moto2™ World Champion Alex Marquez left the pitlane for his fat-time MotoGP™ debut with righteous below six hours to transfer. Leaping aboard the 2019-spec RC213V for the first time, eight laps into his programme, Marquez crashed at Turn 10 – rider ample. Marc Marquez became as soon as furthermore out on a peculiar chassis and fired in a time to hit top arena.
Alex Marquez & Repsol Honda: limits chanced on! 19/11/2019
The most up-to-date Marquez to affix the Repsol Honda field takes an early tumble at the Valencia Test – rider k
For the Ducati Team, Andrea Dovizioso became as soon as out on the unusual GP20 machine.
Over at Yamaha, a peculiar engine became as soon as at the disposal for nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi and 2013 Moto3™ World Champion Maverick Viñales. Having at the muse ventured out on the 2019 machine, each and every ‘The Doctor’ and Viñales took the 2020 YZR M1 out on to the Circuit Ricardo Tormo.
What’s unusual with Yamaha at the Valencia Test? 19/11/2019
Test out the unusual bike! #2020 is right here for Monster Energy Yamaha. Watch Rossi and Viñales toddle their first laps on the 2020 machine
Aprilia Factory Racing’s Bradley Smith had a shatter at Turn 9 with righteous over an hour of the first session to transfer, which brought on a Pink Flag in remark to retrieve the RS-GP safely. Smith himself became as soon as ample. The session became as soon as shortly again underway with most riders taking to the circuit and surroundings lap times.
Three-time World Champion Dani Pedrosa became as soon as heading in the appropriate direction for the Pink Bull KTM Factory Racing, roughly an hour and a half of after Pol Espargaro and Brad Binder first ventured out. Each Esparagro and Pedrosa are attempting out unusual KTM chassis.
Binder’s first laps as a producing facility KTM rider 19/11/2019
The Pink Bull KTM Factory Racing rookie rides his first laps as an official MotoGP™ rider at the Valencia Test – #2020awaits
At 13: 00 local time the standings had been:
1. Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) 1: 30.599
2. Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) 0.051
3. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) 0.193
4. Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) 0.195
5. Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) 0.359
6. Pol Espargaro (Pink Bull KTM Factory Racing) 0.375
7. Jack Miller (Pramac Racing) 0.531
8. Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) 0.550
9. Danilo Petrucci (Ducati Team) 0.834
10. Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) 0.909
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