Fresh from yesterday’s masterful win, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was back on track in Jerez today for a one-day post-race test. Fortunately, teammate Dani Pedrosa, who had bruised his right leg crashing out of the race, was also able to complete his test schedule.

Dani managed 75 laps with a fastest time of 1’37.980” to finish third fastest for the day. Marc wrapped up his day earlier, having completed 62 laps, his best time of 1’38.232” placing him fifth fastest. Both riders collected valuable feedback to prepare ahead of the French GP in two weeks’ time.

Dani Pedrosa

3rd 1'37.980 (on lap 68 of 75)

“I’m very happy with the work we did on the bike today. This morning I felt quite sore and stiff on my right side, but lap-by-lap I improved my feeling and I’m very happy I was able to complete this day of testing. We worked on the electronics and aerodynamics, along with the rest, and over the course of the day we improved our feeling, confidence, and rhythm, finding many positives while working on the bike and with the new items we tested. The team did a very good job.”

Marc Marquez

5th 1'38.232 (on lap 21 of 62)

“It was a good day of testing. We didn’t do so many laps, but we completed the schedule we had planned, working mainly on the aerodynamic package. We found some positives, but we need some additional confirmations at a different circuit because we’ll only have the chance to homologate one more fairing this season. All in all, I had a good feeling on the bike, as I did yesterday.”

MotoGP 2018
Testing   Spain

Testing Results

Track Temp
Air Temp
Pos. Rider Num Nation Team Constructor Time/Gap
1 Zarco Johann 5 FRA Pramac Racing Ducati 1'37.730
2 Crutchlow Cal 35 GBR LCR Honda Honda 0.217
3 Pedrosa Dani 26 SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 0.250
4 Vinales Maverick 25 SPA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 0.409
5 Marquez Marc 93 SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 0.502
6 Morbidelli Franco 21 ITA EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 0.558
7 Rabat Tito 53 SPA Esponsorama Racing Ducati 0.574
8 Nakagami Takaaki 30 JPN LCR Honda Honda 0.714
9 Miller Jack 43 AUS Pramac Racing Ducati 0.856
10 Rossi Valentino 46 ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 0.943
11 Smith Bradley 38 GBR Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 0.944
12 Espargaro Pol 44 SPA Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 0.954
13 Bautista Alvaro 19 SPA Angel Nieto Team Ducati 1.405
14 Kallio Mika 36 FIN Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 1.502
15 Luthi Tom 12 SWI EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 1.913
16 Simeon Xavier 10 BEL Esponsorama Racing Ducati 1.990
Location Information

Built in 1986 and hosting its first Grand Prix one year later, the circuit of Jerez is now one of the most popular MotoGP venues and the focal point for a city fanatical about sport. Set in a slight valley in the south of Spain, Jerez is blessed with consistently… read more.

Length 4.423 kilometres / 2.748 miles
Width 11 metres
Left corners 5
Right corners 8
Longest straight 0.607 kilometres / 0.377 miles
Constructed 1986
Modified 2002
Resurfacing Complete resurfacing before 2018 round

Circuito de Jerez, Jerez, Spain - View in Google Maps


Pole Position 1m 36.170s (165.5km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2022)
Race Lap 1m 37.669s (163.0km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2022)
Race Time 41m 00.554s (161.7km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2022)
2022 Race Winner Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati)