Statement by the world champion - bagnaia obliterates lap record

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Categories:   MotoGP  

Published:   8th February 2024

Enea Bastianini’s day 2 lap record did not hold for long as his teammate leads MotoGP into the 1’56s on Sepang test day 3.

Francesco Bagnaia was very happy after day 3 of preseason testing at Sepang (Image by MotoGP)

Following three intense days of testing, it’s clear MotoGP will be FAST in 2024. Pecco Bagnaia sets a (unofficial) new all-time lap record of 1’56.682 beating his own pole position lap time from October’s Malaysian Grand Prix by more than eight tenths. Here’s the full three-day timesheet:

1Francesco Bagnaia1'56.682Lenovo Ducati
2Jorge Martin+0.172Prima Pramac Racing
3Enea Bastianini+0.233Lenovo Ducati
4Alex Marquez+0.256Gresini Racing
5Aleix Espargaro+0.409Aprilia Racing
6Marc Marquez+0.588Gresini Racing
7Brad Binder+0.625Red Bull KTM
8Fabio Di Giannantonio+0.661VR46 Racing Team
9Pedro Acosta+0.653GASGAS Tech3
10Joan Mir+0.692Repsol Honda
11Fabio Quartararo+0.843Monster Energy Yamaha
12Maverick Vinales+0.846Aprilia Racing
13Takaaki Nakagami+1.083LCR Honda
14Jack Miller+1.169Red Bull KTM
15Marco Bezzecchi+1.185VR46 Racing Team
16Alex Rins+1.197Monster Energy Yamaha
17Johann Zarco+1.260LCR Honda
18Miguel Oliveira+1.318Trackhouse Racing
19Luca Marini+1.326Repsol Honda
20Cal Crutchlow+1.991Monster Energy Yamaha
21Augusto Fernandez+2.058GASGAS Tech3
22Lorenzo Savadori+2.132Trackhouse Racing
23Michele Pirro+2.183Prima Pramac Racing

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