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Austin MotoGP test times - Day 2

Guess who's still on top...

MARC MARQUEZ held top spot for the second day in a row after Wednesday's session at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. 

Repsol Honda, LCR Honda and the Factory Yamaha team began testing on Tuesday - although testing continues until Thursday evening, Yamaha have announced they will not test on the final day. They were joined by American CRT wildcards, who have previously tested the track.

Pedrosa closed the gap slightly on his young teammate, while Stefan Bradl continued to be in the mix with some excellent lap times throughout the day. 

New circuit COTA impressed in November of last year, when Formula One raced there for the first time. This year MotoGP will visit in April. 

Final times at the end of Day 2

1. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 3.853s (54 laps)
2. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda (RC213V) 2m 3.976s (58)
3. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory (YZR-M1) 2m 4.351s (65)
4. Stefan Bradl GER LCR Honda (RC213V) 2m 4.640s (49)
5. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory (YZR-M1) 2m 4.960s (67)
6. Blake Young USA Attack Performance (Attack-Kawasaki CRT) 2m 13.641s (47)
7. Michael Barnes USA GPTech (BCL-Suzuki CRT) 2m 13.993w (22)

Fastest Day 1 time:
Marc Marquez ESP Honda 2m 4.619s

Testing at Austin continues tomorrow, and the next official MotoGP test will be held at Jerez on March 23-25.

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