2017 Ducati MotoGP team – Waiting for the MotoGP “big” champions, the teams concluded the three-day test in Sepang. The official 2017 Ducati MotoGP team testers (Pirro and Stoner), Suzuki (Tsuda), Yamaha (Nakasuga), Honda (Aoyama), Aprilia (Di Meglio) and KTM (Kallio) tried the new bikes before leaving them to the official riders. MotoGP teams continued the development work. Before the 2017 MotoGP season.
2017 Ducati MotoGP team experiment various useful solutions
Ducati was the most anticipated and active in track with Michele Pirro. The Italian rider took advantage of last-minute of the third day. The rain influenced the track. However, the 2017 Ducati MotoGP team experiment various useful solutions to the Desmosedici. A new front rim (lenticular-like) and an update of the hull, such as. Ducati MotoGP team is working hard. Because it wants to find the right aerodynamic. During the season, there will be only one change and a large tail that has aroused the curiosity of those present.
To overcome the lack of winglets, which ensured a great balance to Ducati bike in 2016, Italian engineers are trying everything. Especially at the rear. The new exhaust is on the right side of the bike. So, today under the big tail there is a cube-shaped box (non-empty), which should help the exhaust system of the Desmosedici in the phase of “push”.
Stoner and Pirro
Casey Stoner supported Michele Pirro during the second day of the test. They tried all these novelties. The Australian tested two 2017 Ducati bikes in different configurations. He also tried the one with the “winglets”. So, at the end of the day, Jorge Lorenzo asked him his sensations. The Spaniard rider arrived early on the track. Because he wants to know the live opinions of Stoner and Pirro about the new 2017 Ducati solutions.
Ducati wants to win as soon as possible
Jorge Lorenzo wants to try the new bike. The Spaniard has a greater pressure. Ducati wants to win as soon as possible. So, the Spaniard will have to fit very soon to the new adventure. We will see what Lorenzo will be able to do Monday in Sepang.