MotoGP » Pasini has 'so much fun' on factory Ducati debut.

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Md Zane

September 23, 2009 10:23 AM

Will someone from Ducati please tell me when it's my turn to test the bike,Ive got my helmet out of the shed ,dusted off the visor and evicted the spiders out of the lining but the wife's started complaining about it standing next to the kettle.

Dave - Unregistered

September 23, 2009 12:33 PM

I seem to remember some years ago Pasini significantly injured his wrist, a few years later it was said that he'll always be a 125 rider as he no longer has the strength required for anything bigger, even a 250! He then moved to 250 and does ok on them, but come on, a one off test is fine, but surely he won't be able to maintain a full season's racing on an 800 if what was said of his injury is true?

EastEssexDude - Unregistered

September 23, 2009 1:20 PM

@Md Zane... Hey-up, your behind me in the queue! Their is a roadgoing Desmondsedici in our neck of the woods, heard it on Sunday morning, caught a glimpse of it going past my house, geez it sounds sweeeeet!

Apparently, the chat who owns the local cafe/bike-stop reckons the Desmo owner is racking-up the miles, and loves every one of them (lucky man).

robsurrey - Unregistered

September 23, 2009 5:06 PM

Pasini has done 56 laps on day one of a three day test. If he can keep doing that many laps and pick his pace up a bit.... I think his arm has restricted movement and nerve damage but maybe it is strong enough for motogp. Why would they give him a second test if they didn't think he was a possibility for a seat? As was mentioned earlier, he wasn't expected to cope with a 250 and he's doing alright there.

The Morgue

September 23, 2009 8:23 PM

Well Mattia declared himself that he couldn't do a full season in MotoGP because of his arm, I bet he took plenty of time in between to complete that many laps.
He doen't have to submit himself to the testing rules because he is not a regular MotoGP rider. I doubt his testing will be of much use to the likes of Stoner and Hayden anyway.

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