2023 Author: Nicholas Abramson | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-27 02:44
Back to action for the pilots of the MotoGP World Championship With four days (3 + 1 with Michelin testing their tires on Thursday 26) repeating the same scenario from a couple of weeks ago, the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. On this first day and as expected, the weather was not very good and the rain made an appearance early in the afternoon, which prevented the drivers from continuing to work on the track.
Who was located at the top of the times table at the end of the day has been Valentino rossi with a time of 2'00.414. Dani pedrosa was second to just over a tenth while Pol Espargaro he completed the first three positions at almost half a second. Aleix Espargaró, Jorge Lorenzo and Márc Márquez to just over seven tenths were respectively fourth, fifth and sixth.
If we focus on what the teams have brought to continue preparing the preseason, we find that in the box Movistar Yamaha MotoGP They have released a new update to their gearbox, but not yet the new gearbox we were talking about yesterday. His rivals from Repsol Honda They have continued the work on the bikes chosen in the previous tests in order to focus the basic set-up of the bike.
Ducati finally put the longed-for GP15 on the pipsta, although they have been alternating their work with the GP14.3 at times as well as testing new components for this year's mount. Andrea Dovizioso I was tenth and Andrea Iannone fifteenth.
On Suzuki, so much Aleix Espargaró (fourth) like Maverick Viñales (ninth) premiered a new aerodynamics developed in the wind tunnel in these two weeks in order to improve the maximum speed, as well as other small changes in engine and electronics.
On Aprilia They have brought a new evolution as well as changes in the cycle part, weight distribution and electronics. Twelfth position for Alvaro Bautista while Marco Melandri he does not raise his head and was again last in the classification.
At CWM-LCR Honda, Cal Crutchlow highlighted the driving characteristics of the Honda while Jack Miller he continues to accumulate experience at the controls of the Honda Open. Something that also happens in the case of Scott redding about him Estrella Galicia Marc VDS.
The Yamaha Tech3 I was still working with electronics. Third best time for Pol Espargaro and eighth for Bradley smith. The Forward Racing also received an update of the software package that will now have to evolve so much Stefan bradl What Loris baz.
Finally for him Drive M7 Aspar there was not much news beyond the fine tuning work Nicky hayden and in the case of Eugene laverty, adapting to your new frame for this year.
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