Maverick Viñales will start the 2019 season opener at Qatar from pole position after a perfect qualifying performance on the Yamaha.
Maverick Viñales ended the opening day of the 2019 Qatar MotoGP in second and was delighted with his bike’s performance through the corners.
Marc Marquez smashed the lap record at the Losail circuit to end the opening day top of the timing sheets, ahead of Maverick Viñales and Jack Miller.
Pre-season testing came to an end with 15 riders within just one second of each other. However it was Maverick Vinales who came out on top once again.
The penultimate day of testing in Qatar saw Alex Rins top the timesheets, just ahead of yesterdays pace-setter, Maverick Vinales.
The second and final MotoGP pre-season test has begun with Maverick Vinales topping the timing sheets.
Maverick Viñales says he is happy with the performance of his 2019 Yamaha M1 at the three-day Sepang Test
Danilo Petrucci set an unofficial Sepang lap record as Ducati locked out the top four positions on the final day of testing.
Maverick Viñales came close to breaking the unofficial lap record at Sepang as he topped day two of the pre-season test.
Marc Marquez topped day one of the MotoGP pre-season test at Sepang, despite still recovering from shoulder surgery. Alex Rins would end the day second.
Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales presented the brand-new 2019 Monster Energy Yamaha livery in a special ceremony in Jakarta.
MotoGP produced another vintage season in 2018, with Marc Marquez adding a seventh world title after another titanic struggle with Andrea Dovizioso
LCR Honda’s Takaaki Nakagami finished on top of the timesheets on the final day of MotoGP testing in 2018 before the winter break
The second test for the 2019 season is officially underway in Jerez, with an Italian 1-2 at the end of day 1. Danilo Petrucci set the pace today, 0.217 seconds ahead of teammate Andrea Dovizioso.
Maverick Vinales set the pace for the second day running as Yamaha closed the Valencia test on top