Pedrosa, Dovizioso, Lorenzo set pace on 1st pre-season test day

File Photo : Dani Pedrosa
IANS|29-Jan-2018 16:00

Sepang (Malaysia), Jan 29 : Spain's Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo and Italy's Andrea Dovizioso set the pace on the first day of pre-season tests at Sepang International Circuit outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ahead of the 2018 MotoGP season.

Repsol Honda's Pedrosa finished his best lap in one minute and 59.427 seconds, ahead of Ducati's Dovizioso, who clocked a time of one minute and 59.427 seconds on Sunday, reports Efe. 

On the wet Sepang International Circuit, Ducati's Lorenzo came in third with a time of one minute and 59.802 seconds.

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The reigning world champion, Spaniard Marc Marquez, finished in seventh place with a time of two minutes and 0.290 seconds.

The racers first used rain tyres before turning to the new ones they are to use in the upcoming season.