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Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino are beck to work.

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Yamaha Racing riders Jorge and Valentino Rossi returned to today as the second Sepang of the 2014 MotoGP pre-season got underway in Malaysia.

The riders able to further test from the first Sepang a few weeks ago along with work on the new Bridgestone tyres. the Sepang circuit was much than the first test some four-wheeled activity on the making it difficult for the riders to their form from the visit.

Lorenzo ended the day in fifth position, 0.310 from first and less satisfied with the new rubber. The will return to the track determined to find a way to make the tyres work effectively the YZR-M1.

Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha Racing

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Following from a very first test, Rossi was at work today, putting in an number of laps whilst on improving the balance of his M1. The Italian led the briefly earlier on, slipping to overall, 0.5 seconds from the as he too explored set up options with the tyre choices.

Monster Tech3 riders Bradley and Pol Espargaro completed another strong first day of testing at the MotoGP test today.

two further days of testing to the Monster Yamaha Tech3 and riders proceeded with preparations for the impending start of the With the first race on the March at the Losail Circuit in less than a month both Bradley Smith and Pol tested various aspects of the YZF-M1 MotoGP bike, the new seamless gearbox, and aimed to as much use of the testing time as

The weather itself was hot and humid, Monster Yamaha Tech3’s and Espargaro waiting until the for the track to cool, to set quicker lap on the 5.543km Sepang International located 50kms south of Lumpur, Malaysia.

Pol Espargaro his third testing programme as he gained experience with the YZR- M1, which he will his first season of MotoGP The 2013 Moto2 World closely working with the Yamaha Tech3 team, on the positive progress already at the preceding test. Espargaro the new seamless shift gearbox which the young Spaniard very positively to.

He amassed 57 laps on the first day of testing, and the session in a superb 3rd position a time of 2:00.999, and only of a second behind leading rider Alvaro Bautista.

Young British rider Smith, who is entering his second time season in the premier sampled a new seamless gearbox for the YZR-M1, in preparation for the 2014 season. This was a new feature for the rider, who seemed overly with the outcome. The Oxfordshire followed on with completing 54 laps, and finished today’s in 8th position, with a best lap of 2:01.644.

The first day of the second test session of the 2014 saw Aleix Espargaró scoring the fastest lap time with only 52 thousandths of a second Alvaro Bautista, the fastest today.

Cautious during the morning, the track was quite dirty, the of the NGM Forward Racing Team his pace in the afternoon. In total completed 31 laps and for a good of the afternoon session was on top of the time

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It was a good start also for Edwards, who was the fastest Open on this morning. Colin on the bike set up, completing 47 laps, a positive lap time of 2’.02.743


5th / 2’01.158 / 56 laps

new rear tyres, both the and the hard, are not working properly on our M1. We many things but for the moment we found any solutions. Tomorrow we are to try something different with the that worked last to try to improve a little bit because we are not so today.

The tyres don’t give me any in the corner entry, in the middle of the and on acceleration. It seems Bridgestone not be providing different tyres year so we have to adapt to the

Valentino Rossi

7th / 2’01.349 / 65

“The track is not fantastic. if you compare it to the first test it was very good. A lot of cars used the track and there is oil in some places, the track is dirty so it is more difficult to get to a lap time.

In the end we were coming though. We worked a lot on all aspects; we to find a right balance, on the braking. Especially we tried to the best setting for the new tyres in the first test we used old from 2013 that good for the M1. We have a problem the 2014 ones so we have to to take the maximum benefit them but already at the end of today it was not so

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