The brand new Ducati is already on the stage of the 2021 model and it is solely simply begun, enthused a smiling Francesco Bagnaia after the MotoGP take a look at in Sepang.
Francesco Bagnaia had ended 2021 with a bang, with victory within the final two Grands Prix, adopted by a conclusive first pre-season take a look at in 2022. Who says 2022 says Ducati Desmosedici GP22, machine with which the Italian spent just a few hours this weekend, through the Sepang take a look at.
Sixth in qualifying – however solely 134 thousandths off the quickest time – Pecco drew a very passable conclusion from the work accomplished. He paints a portrait of a brand new motorbike already on the stage of the earlier one, when he’s simply starting to find it.
Francesco Bagnaia after the second day of the Sepang take a look at: “We took an unimaginable step ahead on Sunday. Saturday morning went nicely, a bit higher within the afternoon, however Sunday the progress was monumental. I did not do something particular in my quick lap and I’ve my private finest in Sepang. However an important factor is the rhythm. If we needed to race, I’d have fought in entrance. We’re solely on the second day with the brand new Ducati and its stage is already just like the earlier one. »
“I used to be a bit apprehensive that by making adjustments to the bike it might lose a few of its strengths, similar to braking and nook entry, however we’re already on the extent. Sunday we labored on the acceleration, as a result of while you change the engine, it’s important to adapt the electronics (too sudden acceleration has been talked about by different pilots, editor’s observe). We’ve taken the precise path. »
“The GP21 has reached its most stage, with the GP22 you’re feeling there’s extra potential. You’ve got the sensation that you could progress. (…) We’ve an unimaginable margin. If we proceed like this on the Mandalika take a look at, we will attain an excellent stage and be on prime in Qatar. To not point out the truth that on the manufacturing unit they proceed to work and that we are going to have one thing new in Mandalika. »
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