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Edwards, Toseland handed new electronics.

Colin Edwards and James Toseland got their first taste of the latest electronic rider aids for their YZR-M1, on their way to sixth and 14th places in Friday's wet/dry free practice session for the German Grand Prix.

The upgraded electronics are designed to help acceleration while exiting corners, and were branded 'like gold dust' by the Texan.

“I tried some new electronics today and they are fantastic,” said Edwards. “It used to be so much effort to manage the bike under acceleration, but now it is incredible. I want to say a massive thanks to Yamaha because what they have put on my bike is like gold dust. It's a lot less effort to control the bike when I'm accelerating and it is giving me some crucial tenths.”

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team-mate Toseland was similarly impressed.

“It is a big step. I've got to say a big thanks to Yamaha for helping me out,” said the Englishman. “These bikes have got so much horsepower that with a bit more control under acceleration, it's amazing how much easier it feels. It has really helped me coming out of the corner and I can control the bike much better.”



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Macus - Unregistered

July 18, 2009 2:33 AM

It could not be more blatantly clear that JT is not worthy of a Tech 3 ride or Motogp for that matter. He is not talented enough nor has the mental capacity to get the job done. Bye Bye JT :rolleyes:

yamr108gb

July 17, 2009 6:36 PM

Oh for god sake, James you're always going about big steps and Yamaha helping you, and you never deliver.. I reckon had you not saved that massive moment in pratice we'd be looking at the end of your GP season, i'm sorry mate, your time is up. Congratulations to Colin for being up there all season



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