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Ducati GP17 and the Aerodynamic Battle

#MotoGP #Winglets Interesting comments made by Ducati GP Boss Paolo Ciabatti when asked if Ducati has any plans to unveil new fairing/winglet designs prior to the start of the season, particularly at the upcoming Qatar test. “I think you won’t … Continue reading

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Steering Head Bearings – Tapered vs. Caged Roller type

Moto Friends! Another piece of information confirming preference for/usage of caged roller style bearings (as opposed to tapered) in the steering head for race applications! This is a screen capture from MotoGP Sepang Test Day 2. Going back to OEM … Continue reading

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2017 MotoGP Test Dates

#MotoGP #OfficialTeamTests Just in case you are wondering – the official team tests are: 1/30 – 2/1 – Sepang 2/15 – 2/17 – Phillip Island 3/10 – 3/12 – Qatar March 23rd is the first race weekend of the season at … Continue reading

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2017 Ducati MotoGP Team Kickoff

#Panigale #Ducati #JorgeLorenzo #AndreaDovizioso #forzaDucati Borgo Panigale was the setting for the start of Ducati Corse’s 2017 MotoGP campaign. Julian Thomas (MotoGP Press Manager) led proceedings by reminding those in attendance and online that Ducati sees the brand as more than just bikes – … Continue reading

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HRC boss – Tetsuhiro Kuwata

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Meet your new HRC boss – Tetsuhiro Kuwata – HRC Director – General Manager Race Operations Management Division. http://motogp.hondaracingcorporation.com/…/tetsuhiro-kuwata/ He will replace Shuhei Nakamoto (pictured below – top). It also appears some familair faces in the HRC box will be … Continue reading

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