LIGHTS ON AT LOSAIL RACETRACK FOR LAST PRE SEASON TEST SESSION

LIGHTS ON AT LOSAIL RACETRACK FOR LAST PRE SEASON TEST SESSION

LIGHTS ON AT LOSAIL RACETRACK FOR LAST PRE SEASON TEST SESSION

LIGHTS ON AT LOSAIL RACETRACK FOR LAST PRE SEASON TEST SESSION

Doha, 7 March: Losail International circuit hosts the final MotoGP pre-season test with 17 premier class Teams and riders (Factory riders from Honda, Yamaha and Ducati ended their pre-season test in Phillip Island some days ago) involved in their prototypes last adjustments before the opening race at the same venue on the 23 of March. The three-night test in Qatar is the last chance for LCR racer Stefan Bradl to fine tune his RC213V ahead the first round and the German has been putting his new bike through the pace since 4.00 pm local time continuing the set-up process till 11pm. At the end od day one Bradl produced a best lap time of 1’56.081 qualifying 5th overall.

Stefan: “At the beginning the track surface was very dusty and we also preferred to wait till 6pm for cooler temperatures. On one side we are quite happy about our consistency but we actually miss edge grip to lap faster. This will be our main focus in tomorrow’s second outing: the tyre dropped down too quickly (probably I went out on new rubber a bit late and the humidity changed the conditions) and I need more grip to set a proper fast lap time on a new tyre”.


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