Monday, January 30, 2012

Ducati takes six bikes to Sepang test

This coming Tuesday pluck first official test of MotoGP pre-season in Sepang, Malaysia. Every eye in these early years will be placed workouts, without doubt, the Ducati team, which presents the expected time for GP12, the bike developed by Valentino Rossi indication and mechanical equipment brought from Yamaha to compete with machines janonesas. 

The Ducati, which is already in Sepang preparing all material awaiting the arrival of its pilots between now and tomorrow, has taken no more and no less than six bikes to the country Malaysia. Two units that competed GP11.1 last year from mid-season, two more than the so-called GPZero, which was an evolution of the above but with twin-spar chassis and tested at the Valencia test after end of last season, in November, and two units of the new GP12, the Ducati more 'Japanese' in recent times and held to the letter of requests for Rossi and his environment. 

With three bikes on the track with the race drivers Rossi and Nicky Hayden, and the tester Franco Batainni, Ducati will perform all tests and comparisons possible in order to mark the way forward. 

In the images, collected from twitter, you can see a Ducati mechanic today in Sepang manipulating one of these bikes. For the image may be GPZero, although externally GP12 say does not vary much from the GPZero that changes are on the inside of the fairing.

source: motocuatro

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