If in his passage through Moto2 the qualifying adjectives towards Marc Márquez were exhausted long ago, everything seems to indicate that very soon the same can happen in his MotoGP debut, after checking that in his first contact with the official Honda RC213V, he has shot at 1.33.403, just 1.081 seconds from the reference time, marked by his new teammate, Dani Pedrosa, who finished first with 1.32.322.
Márquez, who yesterday had to endure his desire to go out on the track because of the rain that had left the track of Cheste in very delicate conditions, has been able to finally make his debut with the official Honda of MotoGP, with which he has given 28 laps to the Valencian layout. His best lap was the penultimate one, with a time of 1.33.403, just a little more than a second behind Pedrosa, who has driven 30 laps on the circuit and had to use a lot to set a good reference time.
It is difficult to compare the times of Márquez with those recorded during the grand prix last weekend, as the rain ruined the FP1 (Hayden 1.44.485), the FP2 (De Puniet 1.36.965) and the Warm Up (Dovizioso 1.44). .197), while in the third free FP3 Dani was the fastest with the wet track (1.33.033), while Pedrosa himself took the pole on Saturday, with the dry track with a time of 1.30.844, the fastest ever achieved by a motorcycle in this layout. Dani today has stayed at 1.32.322, with the track dry but with some humid areas and a much cooler temperature than on Saturday. Marc has rolled very close to the fastest lap of the race on Sunday, which marked the new Dani with 1.33.582.
Between Dani and Marquez, has marked times today Crutchlow, Bradl, Hayden, Bautista and Dovizioso, the Italian who debuted with the Ducati has been only 0.165 seconds faster than the debutant Márquez.
Pirro and Iannone, debutants both with the Ducati of the junior team, have been the ones who have made the most laps, more than 50, finishing at 1.3 and 1.5 of Pedrosa, respectively. Aleix Espargaró, who only rode in the morning, with the most delicate track due to the rain, has marked the last time.
In Aragon, Rossi gives few turns; Lorenzo falls
The Yamaha team, which yesterday decided to abandon Cheste before the forecasts that indicated a lot of rain for today, moving to Motorland Aragón, has not had any luck, since in Valencia the track has been drying in the afternoon, while in Motorlnad the rain has He left the asphalt bad and they have rolled very little. Rossi has taken a few laps, without having provided times since he has done with the configuration of the SBK track, since on this track they are doing Kawasaki and BMW Superbike tests this week. Less has still Jorge Lorenzo, who has gone out on track and in turn 16 has fallen, so he has returned to the box and has considered the test finished.