MOTOGP ‘At Jerez I felt good with the tyres, then bang, no warning, I crashed’
front is a little worse. So this year the cornering lines will be more natural, more like a normal bike; the Bridgestone lines were very particular. Now we need to learn a different way to brake and entry and we will use less angle, especially in fast corners, with less elbow on the ground, but the riding position we use is very similar. What we really need is to understand what the Michelin needs from the bike to allow us to load the front correctly.”
6Fuel tank capacity
Every rider is now using the same amount of fuel, with tank capacity set across the board at 22 litres. That’s a compromise between the 20 litres that Honda and Yamaha raced with in 2015 and the 24 litres available to Open class riders.