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2016 Phillip Island MotoGP Test Thursday Press Releases

Press releases after the second day of MotoGP testing at Phillip Island:


VIÑALES TOPS PHILLIP ISLAND TEST TIMESHEETS

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 18.

Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s Maverick Viñales topped the MotoGP™ test times as the sun finally came out on the second day of testing at Phillip Island in Australia today.

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2016 Phillip Island MotoGP Test Wednesday Round Up - A Sodden Southern Summer

"Go to Phillip Island to test," they said. "It will be summer, conditions will be perfect." What they didn't say was that this was summer in Phillip Island, a season which can include all four of the other seasons of the year. Sure, it was warmer than in October but rain kept blowing in off the Bass Strait, drenching the track, then the winds drying the track out, before another shower drenched the track.

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2016 Phillip Island MotoGP Test Preview - What Is There To Learn Down Under?

Phillip Island is arguably the greatest race track for motorcycles in the world. It is a circuit where every racer wants to race, where every trackday rider wants to cut some laps, where every race fan wants to visit. There are a million reasons to visit Phillip Island, all of them good.

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2016 Phillip Island MotoGP Test Preview Press Releases

The Movistar Yamaha team and Marc VDS Racing team issued the following press releases previewing the test at Phillip Island:


Movistar Yamaha MotoGP On Route For Phillip Island Pre-Season Testing

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi return to action for the second Official MotoGP Test of the season at the Phillip Island Circuit.

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2016 Sepang MotoGP Test Wednesday Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams after the final day of testing at Sepang:


Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Wraps Up Sepang Test on Top

Despite the changeable weather, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi completed the three-day test at the Sepang International Circuit topping the standings with a perfect 1-2.

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2016 Sepang MotoGP Test Wednesday Round Up: What We Learned So Far

What did we learn from the first proper MotoGP test of the new era of Michelin tires and spec electronics? More than we hoped, yet less than we think. A quick run down on the state of play after Sepang, with more to come over the following days.

Michelin

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2016 Sepang MotoGP Test Tuesday Round Up: Exploding Tires, Changing Compounds and Stoner's Return

If being the official supplier to a racing series is a double-edged sword, then being the sole supplier of equipment as essential as tires is doubly so. Leaving aside the complexities of exactly what a four-edged sword would actually look like, being official tire supplier to MotoGP is a role which offers massive opportunities for raising the role of a brand, and having it associated with the most famous names in motorcycle racing. It gets your brand name and logo in front of many tens of millions of race fans and motorcycle enthusiasts every weekend.

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2016 Sepang MotoGP Tuesday Press Releases

Press releases from the teams after the second day of testing at Sepang:


Development work continues for Repsol Honda Team on day 2 of Malaysia test

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa took to the track this morning for the second day of testing at Sepang International Circuit, where Marc was quickly able to knock almost one and half seconds off his best lap from the opening day. Just an hour into the session, all action stopped following a massive crash by Loris Baz (who escaped unhurt), prompting a red flag that remained in place for over an hour.

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2016 Sepang MotoGP Test Monday Round Up: Lorenzo Dominates, Ducatis Impress, Honda Struggles

What did we learn from the first day of testing at Sepang? Exactly what we expected to learn. Some riders have adapted quickly, others less quickly. The Michelins have made a big step forward, and the teams have started to understand the Michelin tires better. The spec electronics still need plenty of work, but are pretty usable in their current form (and well liked by the riders). Yamaha and Ducati have adapted well, Honda not very well at all, with the possible exception of Dani Pedrosa.

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