Dani Pedrosa says it doesn't matter to him which type of chassis is chosen by Repsol Honda team-mates Casey Stoner and Andrea Dovizioso.

Pedrosa and Stoner are still finding it hard to chose a chassis for the season ahead - and there are now just three days of pre-season testing remaining; tomorrow's final day at Sepang and then the Qatar test.

UPDATE: Stoner is testing two 2011 chassis options, one 'standard' and one 'modified', while Pedrosa has one 2010 and one 'modified' 2011 chassis.

"I tested two chassis options again today. It's hard to say [which is better]. Both give a good feeling and it's hard to have a clear choice," said Pedrosa, speaking at Sepang on Wednesday evening.

"I have to think about it, because it's a very important decision and I still have no preference," confirmed the 2010 title runner-up.

Pedrosa, like Stoner, wants to make a decision as soon as possible.

If the Repsol Honda riders choose significantly different chassis designs, it could complicate machine development and reduce the amount of sharable set-up data.

On the other hand, going in a different direction to the others - and making it work - would allow one Repsol rider to gain an advantage over the others.

Crash.net asked Pedrosa if he would take the chassis choice of his team-mates into account when making his own decision - and if he thought it mattered, in terms of development, if the Repsol Honda riders went in different chassis directions this season.

"I don't know, ask HRC! I think this is just a rider's choice. If they offer 'this or this' [chassis option] then I think the decision is up to the feeling of each rider," replied Pedrosa,

"Honda already said it is not a problem. They will develop [different chassis during the season]" added a Repsol Honda spokeswoman.

Stoner knocked Pedrosa from the top of the day two timesheets by just 0.058sec on his very last lap, but Dani has been in the top three on all but one of the five days of 2011 pre-season testing so far.

"Since coming into MotoGP, these tests together with the 2006 winter tests on the 990cc bike, have been the best pre-season," he declared. "In 2006 I remember we had a very good last test that allowed us to face the first race well prepared and with a lot of confidence; and now it feels very similar.

"The bike is responding in the areas we need, although the first race is where you see clearly where you win and where you lose. I think Yamaha will be closer than they are now, so we have to keep an eye on them".

The top Yamaha rider on Wednesday was Ben Spies, in fourth place.



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