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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Rossi Impressed with Ducati Test Results

Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden started a new, more complex task to improve the performance of Ducati. After a long weekend in the GP of Portugal they try new things on the electronic system, the Ducati rider duo now have new jobs to evaluate new Desmosedici chassis and engines, including Bridgestone tires, 2012, during the official test at the Estoril Circuit on Monday (2 / 5 / 2011).

This is a great day for Italian team was under pressure because the new one on the podium by Hayden, during the wet race at Jerez (second series), but can not be fought victory at the track dry. Luckily for Ducati because Rossi, who recorded the best results to finish in fifth place in Sunday's race, giving all the progress achieved. 

In particular, Rossi chose the chassis changes ultimately make an impact that can predict the behavior of front-end GP11. He was impressed with the results of these tests. 

"This is a positive test because there are new updates are immediately better," said Rossi. "Motorcycles are more sensitive to changes made in the front, which makes it easier for the setting, which works better for me." 

"I realized that once on a motorcycle and then, during the following hours, we are consistently growing."

Rossi is likely to use a new chassis on the next series at Le Mans, France, on May 13 to 15 However, the restrictions on the use of only six engines for a single season, making him have to wait until the engine was no longer able to before using the new. 

"We also have a machine with the introduction of a slightly more subtle that I really like. We're going to start using it when the rotation plan allows," said Rossi, who also liked the Bridgestone tires in 2012. "They (the ban) looks very good." 

In tests at Estoril, Rossi could only ranked fifth with a total of 82 laps achieved. Seven times MotoGP world champion is still 1.171 seconds adrift of the Gresini Honda rider Marco Simoncelli. "The Doctor" to admit, the gap is quite annoying, but he was still pleased with the steps Ducati. 

"Of course the other driver also made great progress, and the less positive of this test is that the gap of time as that in the future," said nine-time world champion motor racing. "However, everything has been done by technicians Ducati and that means that we on the right track." 

"We must continue to work and this test gives us confidence." 

Hayden also expressed satisfaction, which 0.10 seconds adrift of Rossi and is at number nine. 

"We're better because I can consistently faster than during qualifying. But the other driver apparently also increased," said rider in the United States. "I made the best time to 2012 so that the Bridgestone tires make a good step in there." 

2006 World Champion also feel the chassis and engine updates are on the right track. However, it seems there has not been a big change.

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