The reigning World Champion took advantage of cooler temperatures in the morning to set a stunning lap of 1:59.533. That pace-setting lap eclipsed the previous best Sepang test time of 1:59.607, achieved by Honda’s Casey Stoner in 2012.Aleix Espargaro, Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Sepang, Stefan Bradl, Valentino Rossi
As he prepares to undertake his third season in the premier class, Stefan Bradl made a solid start to 2014, finding a good base setup on his LCR Honda machine over three days in Sepang.
The determined German rider featured at the business end of the timesheet on all three days and, having finished third quickest on Wednesday, he was fifth best on the final day.MotoGP, Stefan Bradl
The Repsol Honda rider has been on the pace since testing resumed on Tuesday and he set a ‘new record test time’ at the Malaysian venue early today, taking advantage of relatively cool temperatures to register a rapid 1:59.533 lap as the top riders battled for supremacy.Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Repsol Honda, Valentino Rossi
Despite Bernie Ecclestone’s recent warning, Gene Haas is pushing ahead with his plans to enter F1 in 2015.
After Haas, a NASCAR team co-owner, responded to the FIA’s invitation to fill the vacant team slot, Ecclestone said publicly he doubts the Californian is prepared to spend what it takes to compete in F1.Bernie Ecclestone, Formula 1, Gene Haas