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MotoGP 2017 Philip Island Test Day 2
« on: February 16, 2017, 07:24:44 AM »
A fullish day of testing today (last night  ::) )  A red flag for 'Geese on the track' !!  (I kid you not)  ::)

Times today



Vinales quickest by 0.5 seconds, he was also 'sandbagging' at the end too  :-X



Marquez was looking for more speed, he did 107 laps today (the most anyone else did was 90 - Redding)



3rd quickest was Cal (now that i've given is bikes back  :D )



A couple more teams revealed new fairings, trying to replace the banned wings ....

Aprilia



and Suzuki



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Re: MotoGP 2017 Philip Island Test Day 2
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2017, 08:37:41 AM »
Nice to see some other flying obstacles muscling in on the seagulls  ;)

Those aprilias look gorgeous nothing new for them haven't seen this on tv
Are the new ones going as well as last year they finished the year one of the best factories in my
Opinion  ;)

Keep it coming Steve good job again 😅
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Re: MotoGP 2017 Philip Island Test Day 2
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2017, 09:23:29 AM »
Aprilias are all new this season Jim.

New chasis and new engine, Espagaro is going well on it 6th today.

Sam appears to be struggling a bit, 21st today.



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Re: MotoGP 2017 Philip Island Test Day 2
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2017, 10:27:47 AM »
Better off being there than in the hospital i think going up to the top class has made think that way which is better for everyone 😉
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Re: MotoGP 2017 Philip Island Test Day 2
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2017, 12:43:06 PM »
There seems to be some interesting new helmet shapes or additions as well.

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Re: MotoGP 2017 Philip Island Test Day 2
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2017, 12:58:34 PM »
Well spotted!!

Surely not banned wings on the helmet?

Even the Italians will work out that ain't going to work  ;)  :D
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