Marquez finishes season on top

Marc Marquez

MotoGP in 2013 has come to an end with World Champion Marc Marquez the fastest on the final day in Valencia. Marc’s lap time of 1'30.287, taken on lap 54 of 56, is just 0.05s off his record breaking pole position lap from last weekend (1'30.237). Teammate Dani Pedrosa was 4th on this final day’s testing with a time of 1'30.992 on lap 32 of 70.

It was a productive final day for the Repsol Honda riders and the HRC technicians will now collate all the data to take back to Japan. There is now an enforced Winter test period ban, and the bikes will next be back on track in Sepang on 4th February 2014.

Marc Marquez 1st 1'30.287
“I am very happy with how the day went and thanks to all my team for their hard work! We continued our testing and today we focused on just the one bike: the prototype with which we felt best yesterday. We tried out different electronic configurations and various setups, and we are pretty satisfied with the results. The most important thing is that we have gathered a lot of data during these two days, so that Honda will be able to work over the winter and give us some updates at the next test in Malaysia"

Testing Results

Pos Rider Time Nat Bike Team
1 Marc Marquez 1'30.287 SPA HONDA Repsol Honda Team
2 Bradley Smith 1'30.598 GBR YAMAHA Monster Yamaha Tech 3
3 Stefan Bradl 1'30.868 GER HONDA LCR Honda MotoGP
4 Dani Pedrosa 1'30.992 SPA HONDA Repsol Honda Team
5 Alvaro Bautista 1'31.229 SPA HONDA Go & Fun Honda Gresini
6 Pol Espargaro 1'31.533 SPA YAMAHA Monster Yamaha Tech 3
7 Andrea Iannone 1'31.594 ITA DUCATI Energy T.I. Pramac Racing Team
8 Aleix Espargaro 1'31.644 SPA FTR-YAMAHA NGM Mobile Forward Racing
9 Andrea Dovizioso 1'31.716 ITA DUCATI Ducati Team
10 Cal Crutchlow 1'31.875 GBR DUCATI Ducati Team
11 Michele Pirro 1'31.883 ITA DUCATI Ducati Test Team
12 Nicky Hayden 1'32.123 USA HONDA Power Electronics Aspar
13 Hiroshi Aoyama 1'32.530 JAP HONDA Power Electronics Aspar
14 Michael Laverty 1'33.055 GBR PBM Paul Bird Motorsport

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