BRADL ENDS IN 6th PLACE HIS FIRST DAY OF TEST AT SEPANG

BRADL ENDS IN 6th PLACE HIS FIRST DAY OF TEST AT SEPANG

BRADL ENDS IN 6th PLACE HIS FIRST DAY OF TEST AT SEPANG

BRADL ENDS IN 6th PLACE HIS FIRST DAY OF TEST AT SEPANG

Sepang, 4 February: after a 2-month break the MotoGP riders and Teams descend on Sepang this week to kick off the first test session of 2014 season before the opening race in Qatar in March. LCR Honda MotoGP’s Stefan Bradl has commenced three days of action today posting the 6th fastest lap time (2’01.320) riding his RC213V Factory Spec. in typical humid and hot conditions. Bradl took advantage of the ideal conditions lapping the circuit 61 times and getting vital data to fine-tune his 2014 machine.

Stefan Bradl: ”I always feel very excited to jump back on my bike after the winter break. The result of this first day is quite positive: I like the 2014 machine and we gained a lot of data to adjust the bike and to come up with the speed. The sixth place is not impressive but we focused in every single aspect of this new bike to improve in some areas like the traction control and the braking stability. We have found the base set-up and now we start to fine-tune the bike to get a better pace”.

Lucio Cecchinello (LCR Team Manager): “It’s amazing to see that, after two months of break, all the MotoGP riders are lapping so fast and very close to the circuit lap record. One more time Honda has confirmed his high potential as Pedrosa, Bautista and Bradl are very close up in the standing (we all knew that Marquez would have been extremely competitive). Today we lapped on both bikes to get a first impression and, after the lunch break, we started to chase the best set-up. Personally I am very satisfied about Stefan and the crew’s job at the end of the first day”.


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