MotoGP Kawasaki

16 Мар 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи MotoGP Kawasaki отключены

A new and stiffer chassis with weight on the front end of the Kawasaki ZX-RR prototype boosted confidence and lap times of all four Kawasaki Racing Team who completed two days of private in Montmeló before the official test session. German rider Alex Hofmann was delighted with a new generation of tires, and set the quickest time the team so far.

Former Supersport champion Andrew and Japanese test rider Yanagawa rode on the Catalunya for their very first but also made quick and progress. Australian King of Garry McCoy was slowed by a neck and deteriorating weather on the first day of the IRTA tests, and has his set for a sunny Sunday.

Alex Hofmann: 15th — 59 laps — time 1:46.462

We made a step forward with the The balance feels much it’s now more stable you hit the brakes, and the grip has improved acceleration. There are a few new parts helped, but the main improvement has from changes on the set-up. than that, there is progress on the tyre side.

I a race distance of 15 laps on one set, and my lap times were between 1.46,5 and 1.47,0. makes me optimistic, because year, I did a time of 1.47,0 the 500 cc two-… on qualifiers. To be faster on tyres now proves that has found the right direction to go!

Andrew Pitt: 16th — 53 laps – best 1:46.590

When we came on Wednesday for two days of private my first goal was to learn new track, and to make the bike on it. But the biggest thing this is that we made a step a modified chassis. The geometry is different, it’s got a bit more over the front, and this is the biggest improvement that we so far.

It allows me to open the throttle a lot and a lot quicker. I feel quite on the bike now, and I like the I had a few runs with some of the guys on Yamahas, and overall it as if we are a lot closer!

Garry McCoy: position — 32 laps – time 1:47.009

The bike is slowly, but surely. We are still around with the chassis and we seem to have found a good basic set-up. The new is a little bit stiffer which is a big on some sections of the track. As far as the go, there is some progress even though I lost track time today due to the and on Thursday due to a bike problem, and had a chance to test the latest yet.

That’s why I hope for good on Sunday!

Akira Yanagawa: position — 40 laps – time 1:47.444

This was new to me when we arrived for our tests week, and I used the first day to the track layout. On day two, we out new and stiffer chassis, and I noticed the immediately, under brakes as as on the exit of the turns. The bike feels more comfortable on The bike was always wobbling and this problem is gone.

I was only a little bit disappointed because the good set-up we found on Thursday didn’t any more. So far, we couldn’t out why. My mechanics confirmed the settings were precisely the



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