Tech3 KTM's Miguel Oliveira set the fastest lap time during the second day of private MotoGP testing at Misano.

Official timing is not available but Crash.net understands that the Portuguese, riding his RC16 for the first time since February's Qatar test, set a best lap of 1m 32.9s.

That was 0.1s under the fastest day one time, by factory KTM's Pol Espargaro, who managed a 1m 33.1s on Wednesday.

Oliveira and team-mate Iker Lecuona have the same bike spec as factory riders Espargaro and Brad Binder this season. The lap times of rookies Lecuona and Binder were not available.

Of the others with a known Wednesday time, Ducati test rider Michele Pirro matched Espargaro's 1m 33.1s while Aprilia's Aleix Espargaro improved by half-a-second over yesterday with a 1m 33.4s on the new RS-GP.

Team-mate Bradley Smith, who will start the season alongside Espargaro, was slightly slower than on day one with a 1m 34.2s. The Italian factory seems to have decided on its 2020 engine spec, ahead of the June 29 deadline for Concession teams, but also has plenty of other new parts available this week.

Suzuki test rider Sylvain Guintoli is also present for the first multi-team test since the end of lockdown, but the Frenchman's lap times were not known.

A third day of testing at the San Marino Grand Prix venue, which was recently resurfaced, is available on Thursday.

Revised 2020 MotoGP Calendar (including free weekends)

Round

Date

Race

Circuit

 

15 July

Official Test

Jerez

1

19 July

Spain

Jerez

2

26 July

Andalusia

Jerez

 

2 August

 

 

3

9 August

Czech Republic

Brno

4

16 August

Austria

Red Bull Ring

5

23 August

Styria

Red Bull Ring

 

30 August

  
 

6 September

  

6

13 September

San Marino e Della Riviera di Rimini

Misano

7

20 September

Emilia Romagna e Della Riviera di Rimini

Misano

8

27 September

Catalunya

Barcelona

 

4 October

  

9

11 October

France

Le Mans

10

18 October

Aragon

Aragon

11

25 October

Teruel

Aragon

 

1 November

  

12

8 November

Europe

Ricardo Tormo

13

15 November

Comunitat Valenciana

Ricardo Tormo

(Final European race)

 

22 November

  
 

29 November

  

 

6 December

 

 

 

13 December

 

Deadline for any Flyaway races.

MotoGP 2020: List of 'To Be Confirmed' events

1

4 October

Thailand

Buriram

2

1 November

Malaysia

Sepang

3

15 November

Americas

COTA

4

22 November

Argentina

Termas de Rio Hondo

MotoGP 2020: List of Cancelled events

1

8 March

Qatar (MotoGP class)

Losail

2

31 May

Italy

Mugello

3

21 June

Germany

Sachsenring

4

28 June

Netherlands

Assen

5

12 July

Finland

KymiRing

6

30 August

Great Britain

Silverstone

7

18 October

Japan

Motegi

8

25 October

Australia

Phillip Island

 

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