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Ducati delights Hodgson in test run

Britain’s leading met the world’s fastest motorcycle yesterday and declared: It’s so I’m just looking to making it feel like my

Neil Hodgson, the world champion, made his debut on 207mph MotoGP bike in a session. Wearing all-black to match the all-black bike, completed around 20 laps in but chilly conditions on the Ricardo circuit.

The power delivery is so he said. The brakes are difficult to get to because they’re carbon rather than the steel on my superbike. It doesn’t feel my bike yet, but I’m forward to doing more and getting settled into it.

If I can achieve that by the end of this I’ll be very happy.

30, has switched to the premier MotoGP for prototype motorcycles only months after clinching the Superbike title for showroom-based in the Netherlands.

The Italian Ducati company has him in a new satellite team run by the Spaniard d’Antin, a former grand rider.

I am really honoured to the World Superbike champion in my D’Antin said. I believe we can aim for a place in the top five of the championship by the end of the season.

D’Antin has also Hodgson’s team-mate from the Superbike championship, the Spanish Ruben Xaus, who finished as to the Briton. But D’Antin said: because Xaus is a Spaniard in a team, he will not get preferential We are an international organisation, and English is our language.

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Both riders will get the opportunities.

But he warned: If one rider a significant points advantage the other, obviously he will preference in our decisions.

Hodgson start his … on the MotoGP at the first round in South on 18 April. The D’Antin team is 14 days of tests in Australia, and Europe to allow Hodgson and to familiarise themselves with the V4-cylinder bikes.

The British Superbike champion, Byrne, who has also graduated to the series, had his second test on his three-cylinder Aprilia here.

The really slippery, so we can’t too hard, he said. But it’s to get laps in so that I can get used to the

Yesterday was the first day of a three-day testing session which included Proton’s Kurtis and Nobu Aoki, Telefonica Honda’s Colin Edwards and Gibernau, Camel Pramac Max Biaggi and Pramac Honda’s Itoh, testing tires for Ducati featured Loris and Troy Bayliss.

Ducati 250 Mark 3 D
Ducati 250 Mark 3 D
Ducati 250 Mark 3 D
Ducati 250 Mark 3 D
Ducati 250 Mark 3 D
Ducati 250 Mark 3 D

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