Repsol Honda Team pleased with results at productive Valencia Test
Over 250 laps later, the Valencia Test comes to a close for the Repsol Honda Team as they prepare to head for Jerez before officially beginning the winter break
The Valencia test drew to a close after two productive days of running in the wake of the final race of the year. Despite some cold mornings, the weather remained dry and sunny across the two days with improvements on the second.
Completing 131 laps over the two days, reigning champion Marc Márquez leaves Valencia pleased with the information gathered ahead of the 2020 season. With a variety of parts and settings tested, Marc ended the post-race test as the fifth fastest rider thanks to a 1’30.556 set on the second day.
The second day of testing brought 79 more laps aboard the RC213V for MotoGP rookie Álex Márquez, this was the most laps completed by a single rider today. Improving his best lap time by over half a second from day one to day two, Álex Márquez heads to Jerez hungry to continue making progress and furthering his understanding of the MotoGP Machine.
A final pre-winter at Jerez (November 25,26) will offer riders and engineers alike a chance to gather the last pieces of information to help further develop the 2020 machine over winter. The Repsol Honda Team will enjoy a brief rest before returning to track with Marc Márquez and Álex Márquez at the Andalusian track