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MotoGP 2017 Sepang Test Day 2
« on: January 31, 2017, 10:56:51 AM »
Day 1 finished with rain and during the night it rained some more....

Not much running early on while the teams waited for the circuit to dry, however the garages are not as waterproof as the teams would like, here Pramac are hoovering up the water !!

The last hour (after Tito Rabat had a big off and caused a Red Flag) turned into a practice qualifying session with most riders going for a time.
(At time of writing there was no news on Rabat, he had been taken from the circuit to a local hospital for 'examination and X-Rays)

Casey Stoner did not ride today (scheduled to ride again tomorrow), top of the pile today was Iannone on the Suzuki


Ex Suzuki rider and Lorenzos' replacement at Yamaha is Vinales who was 2nd

Bautista was again quick in 3rd

Rossi was quicker today in 4th

And Zarco rounded out the top 5, on the Tech3

This year the 'wings' have been banned, yamaha think they are still legal if hidden inside the fairing ...

At this first Test the teams and riders still have 'admin' work to do, including having the photos done that will be used by Dorna throughout the season.

Here is Cal having his photoshoot

and the HRC bike having its photoshoot

Lorenzo did most laps today (65) finishing in 8th

Abraham was quick early on but didnt go out at the end, finishing in 16th

Scott Redding went 15th on his last lap

Tho i'm not sure about Scott having pics of his dog on the top of his helmet

Finally, for you guys who have a Yamaha MT-07 in your shed, or want one, here was a tricked up one in the paddock

Last day of this test tomorrow

RD250E (Running)
DT175C (Almost !!)
FS1E '74 (Running)
XS750E (Waiting)
GSXR750F (on bench)
CB750K2 '74 (waiting)
CBR900RRN '92 (Running)
GS1000S '80 (waiting)
TRIUMPH TINA '63 (restored)
Honda P50 '68 (Running)
RD350B (Running)
TDR250 (waiting)
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Re: MotoGP 2017 Sepang Test Day 2
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2017, 09:07:22 AM »
Last hour is on bt sport app good find jim
« Last Edit: February 01, 2017, 10:14:52 AM by Jimbo66 »
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