Márquez quickest as Sepang test ends
6 February 2014 – Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Márquez retained his authority over the field as the opening pre-season test of the year came to an end at the Sepang International Circuit on Thursday.
The Repsol Honda rider, who comfortably set the pace on the first two days of the gathering, delivered a new best time of 1:59.533 to lead Yamaha's Valentino Rossi by two tenths of a second.
Jorge Lorenzo continued his gradual progress en route to third position, while Aleix Espargaró again impressed for Forward Racing to end the day as the final rider to beat the 2m00s barrier.
LCR rider Stefan Bradl and Respol Honda's Dani Pedrosa completed the top six positions.
The next pre-season test at the Sepang International Circuit takes place from February 26-28