Controlling feelings of Honda MotoGP struggles 'greatest problem of my life' – Mir - Motor Informed

Controlling feelings of Honda MotoGP struggles ‘greatest problem of my life’ – Mir

The 2020 world champion with Suzuki has endured a torrid begin to life as a manufacturing facility Honda rider, having scored simply 5 factors from the primary 4 rounds.

After Honda scored victory on the Americas Grand Prix with LCR’s Alex Rins, its Spanish GP weekend introduced the Japanese producer crashing all the way down to earth as its finest consequence on each races was a ninth from Takaaki Nakagami.

Mir crashed out of each races at Jerez, having solely been in a position to qualify his RC213V in 20th.

Talking about his difficult season thus far, Mir mentioned: “It’s not simple as a result of to have management of your self, it’s one thing that I’m fighting a bit as a result of I can’t see myself combating for 18th or 17th. I can’t.

“If you find yourself used to being in entrance and combating on a foul day for seventh place, it’s not simple to be combating for 18th and all the time attempting and attempting and attempting, however by no means going ahead.

“[It’s] the most important [challenge] of my life.”

Within the post-race check at Jerez on Monday, Honda rolled out its long-awaited chassis constructed by German producer Kalex.

It was meant for use at a non-public check final month, however by no means ran, with HRC check rider Stefan Bradl and Mir as an alternative attempting it final Monday.

Not a lot information was gathered on it, nonetheless, as Bradl crashed whereas utilizing it and Mir suffered difficulty on his bike when he was operating the body.

Joan Mir, Repsol Honda Team

Joan Mir, Repsol Honda Group

Photograph by: Miquel Liso

“I solely made one lap, as a result of I had downside with the bike,” Mir mentioned after the check.

“One lap is troublesome to take any conclusions, however we should strive it in a greater approach. Stefan was comfortable.

“The using type of Stefan is a bit totally different. I’m certain that bike is totally different.

“On the out lap you are feeling it’s a bit totally different, however I don’t know if it’s quicker. You perceive that the idea is a bit of bit totally different.

“You will have in all probability extra suggestions on what’s taking place on the wheels. However I can’t say a lot as a result of in a single lap warming up the tyres shouldn’t be the right approach to talk about.”

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