MotoGP new slick tyre marking system for 2014

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New slick tyre marking for MotoGP 2014

From the race of the 2014 season, will employ a new colour system for its MotoGP tyres to it easier for spectators to see which and rear tyre options rider is using at a given change in the tyre marking has been devised in response to the and Open-class machines having to different rear slick over a race weekend.

The old marking system denoted the option tyre at each with a white stripe, of the compound specification of that The new system means that of the four slick tyre – Extra-soft, Soft, Medium and – will have its own particular for the whole race season. This will make it easier for to distinguish between the Factory and tyre allocation, and also the different front and rear combinations available to riders a race weekend.

The colour scheme for the 2014 MotoGP slick tyres is as

Extra-soft compound: Green

compound: White

Medium Black (no stripe)

Hard Red

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As only two options of wet tyre be offered for each MotoGP wet tyres will still the previous marking system the plain, black tyre the harder option, while the option will be marked a white stripe.

Hiroshi Yamada – Manager, Motorsport Department

“The new marking scheme is designed to it easier for fans to see which compound each rider is on the front and rear of the bike. last year when the grid was on the same tyre our old marking system worked Since the introduction of the CRT class, and now the being split between the and Open-class machines, we’ve to change the marking system to

Last year, when our system used the white to denote the softer option for class, the audience needed to if a rider was a Factory or CRT bike to which compound was being Now, even if our audience necessarily know the difference a Factory and Open class by matching distinct colours to of our tyre compounds they be able to tell the exact choice of each rider.

We must also consider the growing popularity of MotoGP more and more new fans are in to watch races, and we feel this new system will it easier to understand the riders’ choice and add an extra dimension to the coverage.”

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