2017 MotoGP Malaysia Test – MotoGP back on track. On the Sepang circuit, the 2017 MotoGP Malaysia Test shows us how are pilots after the exciting 2016 season. There is a lot of news. Lorenzo and Ducati, Vinales and Yamaha, Iannone and Suzuki. Finally, the KTM.
2017 MotoGP Malaysia Test: The Fastest is Casey
The faster is Casey Stoner. The Australian rider will not race for the 2017 title. However, everyone would see him on track again to challenge for the MotoGP title. Casey Stoner is still very fast and it looks like that Ducati is his perfect bike. While Jorge Lorenzo will have to work a lot to know and understand the Italian bike. The Spaniard is 15th, but he can improve. Though Rossi and Marquez were not very strong. 8th and 9th place for the two big champions.
Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez are respectively eighth and ninth
Andrea Dovizioso has the Casey Stoner’s footstep. The Italian rider is a veteran with Ducati. So, this year he is a candidate as the protagonist of the 2017 MotoGP season. Behind Dovizioso, there’s Maverick Vinales, the new teammate of Valentino Rossi. Sixth time for Cal Crutchlow with his Honda LCR. Then, the Yamaha Tech 3 of the rookie Jonas Folger. As mentioned, Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez are respectively eighth and ninth. The two are a distant a second behind the leader Casey Stoner. Héctor Barberá closes the Top Ten.
The test is very important for the new MotoGP season
The eleventh time for the Ducati Pramac of Danilo Petrucci. Then, his team-mate Scott Redding, Dani Pedrosa and the Aprilia of Aleix Espargaró. MotoGP champions will continue to run at the Malaysian circuit. The test is very important for the new MotoGP season, which will begin in March with the Qatar GP. There will be not Casey Stoner. So, Jorge Lorenzo will try to bring back in Italy the MotoGP title. Although Marc Márquez will try to remain still champion. While Valentino Rossi will have the last opportunity to win his 10th world title.