Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report
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After three days of intense work for the Ducati Team and its riders, the team are happy with the new GP15 machine’s debut.
Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone’s first experiences of the Ducati Desmosedici GP15, the Italian manufacturer’s new challenger for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship, have concluded with a good degree of satisfaction.
Bradley Smith finished the Sepang test 6th in the combined standings, as he made his intentions clear for the 2015 season.
The British rider had been meticulously testing the 2015 specification Yamaha YZR-M1 across the three days in Malaysia as he made the necessary changes to the setup in preparation for the all important season opener in Qatar at the end of March.
Dani Pedrosa took a step forward in the first preseason test of 2015, in which the Repsol Honda riders topped the final timesheet
Pedrosa on Sepang 1 test: “We are very satisfied”
After the first test in Malaysia, Pedrosa gave a very positive analysis of the three working days that marked the return from the winter break. Second by only one tenth of a second to his teammate at the test, Pedrosa returned to action in top form. His lap times confirmed the good feeling he has about the work done by Honda and the changes to his crew.
The Australian ex-Grand Prix star explained to motogp.com what the test had involved and how his work can aid HRC
Former MotoGP™ World Champion Casey Stoner last week completed a brief test in Sepang with Honda Racing Corporation, to help prepare Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa’s bikes for the forthcoming MotoGP test.
At the end of a hot and humid 15 minutes on track Guintoli secured his second Superpole of the year
With high track and air temperatures the first ever Tissot-Superpole at the Sepang International Circuit has been won by Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who will start from pole position for the fourth time in his WSBK career.