Maverick Viñales picks up the baton in the test MotoGP Sepang


Maverick Viñales has finished with the best record of the second day of the official test of the MotoGP in Sepang after for the timer in 1:59.355. The Yamaha rider has completed 68 turns, although it has not been until the second to last turn when it has reached the time definitive. His teammate Valentino Rossi has ended a 35-mil, while britain’s Cal Crutchlow finished third. All in all, a great deal of attention during the day has been in the various devices and elements, aerodynamic that have proven the official teams of Honda, Yamaha, KTM and Suzuki.

Within the tests that the team has done Yamaha and I have been on the comparison of two different engines on the part of its pilots, Maverick Viñales finished the day with a time of 1:59.355, which among other things means that it has lowered the best time from the test last year in 13 thousandths of a second. The doors to overcome this registry have been left Valentino Rossi and Cal Crutchlow, the whole time the three riders have raced in the same tenth. Fourth for its part, has been Jorge Lorenzo, which has focused its work along with Andrea Dovizioso in improve the bike under braking.


The best pilot official Honda has been Marc Marquez after scoring the seventh-best time. The current MotoGP champion has completed 68 laps of the layout of Sepang, being the pilot more worker of the day along with the own Viñales. Márquez and Dani Pedrosa, who has been the only rider of the top 20 that has not improved his time from the first day, have been given priority in the day to testing of the new engine Honda. Although they have also worked on the aerodynamics of the RC213V, so far have not used the new chassis that has prepared the brand.

The ‘top 10’ what have been completed by Danilo Petrucci and Andrea Iannone, the latter with the first of the Suzuki GSX-RR. All in all, the times have not been representative in some cases, since during the day you have produced a good number of falls. In fact, the own Marc Marquez has fallen, although the mishap strongest has been that of Pol Espargaró at turn 4, since that has had that finish before time out of the day. In addition to the fall of the two Spanish riders, have also gone to ground Franco Morbidelli, Bradley Smith, Takaaki Nakagami, Jack Miller and Franco Morbidelli.