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MotoGP Germany: Electronics cure for early Lorenzo problems

“The electronics weren't perfect going into the first corner and we improved it" - Jorge Lorenzo.
While team-mate and MotoGP title rival Valentino Rossi slipped down the timesheets on Friday afternoon in Germany, Jorge Lorenzo climbed from seventh to fourth.

The Spaniard credited electronic improvements for moving him to within 0.265s of Marc Marquez, at a circuit where he has never won in twelve previous attempts.

“In the first practice I found some problems, especially in sector one,” said Lorenzo, currently ten points form Rossi after eight events.

“The electronics weren't perfect going into the first corner and we improved it. I had a much better feeling in this sector after that in T1, and also in general all over the track, so we are much closer to the top guys.

“Tomorrow we have another session to try, so let's see if we can improve the bike even more.”

Rossi, second to Marquez in FP1, finished the day in seventh.

Tagged as: Yamaha , Lorenzo

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July 10, 2015 5:02 PM

Banditfan: In other words, the computer geek improved the handling. What a sad comment on the current state of MotoGP.
Indeed. and some uninformed people here say Biaggi, Sete, Barros...etc were unskilled. lol They can't remember how fast Biaggi was on those un-aided two strokes. It makes me wonder whenever I watch one of the old day's races, I wonder about a lots of things.... like where would Jorge be on a 500cc or early 990 bikes.....


July 10, 2015 5:40 PM

Im sure his style is the way it is because he has adapted to the current bikes. Most of these guys still rode smaller two stroke bikes and im sure they have enough skill to know not to ride a bike without electronics, like a bike with electronics. I am not a fan of rider aids but if the tools in the shed why not use it.

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