Countdown so that the powerful bikes of 4Times are put back on track in the first appointment of the year for the queen category. This weekend in Malaysia the MotoGP ™ machines will roar and motogp.com will offer a complete and exclusive coverage.
After two days of previous preparations, three of the CRT teams that adopt in 2013 the now available Magneti Marelli electronic control unit will have two consecutive days (3 and 4 February) at the Sepang circuit to test their new electronics. Next they will be joined by the rest of the CRT grid, with Hiroshi Aoyama and Héctor Barberá (Avintia Blusens), Danilo Petrucci and Lucas Pesek (IodaRacing Project), as well as the NGM duo Mobile Forward Racing, Colin Edwards and Claudio Corti.
Throughout these tests, motogp.com will provide detailed information on the day’s activities and will also offer a half-day video and another at the end of the day with the highlights of what happened on the Asian track. In addition, we will offer the evaluations of Corrado Cecchinelli, Technology Director of MotoGP ™, about the introduction of the new electronics, as well as the first opinions of Bridgestone managers about their new rear soft tire specific for CRT.
The action will intensify considerably from February 5, since the rest of the members of the queen category will start three days of official training that will offer the first real clues of the shape of the drivers and the evolution of the prototypes. With the return of Valentino Rossi to Yamaha, the shooting of Marc Márquez with the RC231CV of the Repsol Honda, and with Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa sharing the track after their tight duel at the end of last season, the times registered in Sepang will be relevant From the beginning. If we add to this the new approach promised by Ducati and the determination of the CRTs to improve their competitiveness, this preseason will undoubtedly be something not to miss.
motogp.com will make sure to keep fans informed at all times. There will be daily video summaries, as well as half-day and end-of-day reports, as well as a wide selection of the best MotoGP ™ photos. The coverage will be completed with daily interviews with the pilots and technical reports until the end of the Test, on Thursday, the 7th. The training schedule will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time (03 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Europe).
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