Phillip Island MotoGP Test: Strong start and a few scares for Crutchlow…

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Phillip Island MotoGP Strong start and a few scares for

Cal Crutchlow took the new Open Ducati Desmosedici to the second lap time, during day one of the Phillip MotoGP tyre test.

alongside the official Yamaha and teams, who are remaining in the Factory the Englishman and his Open class set a best lap time just from Jorge Lorenzo.

“The Ducati seems to be well here. It’s a lot better than at Sepang. We some small setting and it seems to be better every we go out,” Crutchlow told the MotoGP website.

But the main is tyre testing for Bridgestone, to a repeat of last year’s bike swaps. Crutchlow himself hanging on after big moments with some of the constructions.

“We used the tyre that we in the race and had no problem with it. we started to test the new tyres lunch,” he said.

“We had the construction and two other guys tried the difference. Trust me the construction is a lot worse — I nearly over the handlebars twelve in five laps! There was no at all!

“At least Bridgestone have information. We went back to the tyre again and it felt These things happen you test tyres. In the end it went not too

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While the Honda and Yamaha were not able to beat best laps from the race, Crutchlow was quicker the fastest Ducati lap, by Nicky Hayden.

Unlike pace setter Lorenzo was the new tyre compounds and declared one of to be better than the 2013 tyre. “Tomorrow we’ll around [and test rather than constructions] and it’s better,” confirmed

Team-mate Andrea Dovizioso was the of the nine MotoGP/Moto2 riders to take to the track due to a fever. The went on to complete 60 laps although slowest of the premier-class was only 0.752s behind leader Lorenzo.

“It’s early but the feeling the tyres they’ve brought is We still don’t know the life, but we will find out the next two days,” Dovizioso

In return for using the shared Open class riders more race fuel, changes and no ban on in-season engine They also have a specification of rear tyre to the Factory class, although Dall’Igna stated at Sepang Ducati was unlikely to try the softer until the opening round in

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