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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Rossi Identification Weakness of Ducati

Mid-next week, exactly 22 to 24 February, Valentino Rossi (MotoGP rider and all) will melakoni official pre-season testing in 2011 in Sepang Circuit, Malaysia. After conducting initial tests at the beginning of this month, "The Doctor" has identified several areas on the Ducati GP11 that must be addressed so that they can competitively throughout the season.

In essence, there are two fundamental things that must be considered. According to the seven winning the MotoGP world title, and technical factors driving style, becoming quite crucial issue.

Technical factors lies in the problem of suspension and weight distribution. "We must change the way this bike through the corners. The priority is always in front," said Rossi told the journal Motosprint.

"We need to work more on setting and braking points. When the brakes it feels good, but the problem is when it took off the brake and start moving again, the motor is more broad."

"We have some ideas," added the 31-year-old rider, who never get this experience when shared YZR-M1, which had just left.

"Of course, if we think can trace the Yamaha, then we've lost from the beginning because they have two motors that are very different in philosophy to build, as well as its characteristics. We must take advantage of the positive aspects of Ducati and trying to minimize the negative points, and always thought that this bike does not like the made in Japan. "

Regarding the driving style, nine-time world champion motor racing is said that he had a little change of style. According to Rossi, to be controlled like riding a Ducati motorcycle 500 cc, for GP11 as opposed to Yamaha.

"We know how to fix the problem and, in my opinion, we are not in the wrong level, especially since my shoulder is not prime. We are optimistic for the next tests."

In the first official tests carried out in Sepang, Rossi and Ducati team appear less impressive. They can not compete with the two rival weight, Honda and Yamaha. Rossi could only be ranked 11, while the top three populated Honda, with Marco Simoncelli (Gresini Honda) in the first position, followed by Repsol Honda duo, Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa.

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