2023 MotoGP: Shakedown testing begins at Sepang

Shakedown testing for the 2023 MotoGP season begins immediately at Sepang Worldwide Circuit (SIC) with workforce take a look at riders taking out model new race equipment. Presently out on observe are the Honda Check Group, the Ducati Lenovo Group, Yamaha Check Group and Aprilia Racing.

Additionally in attendance is GASGAS Manufacturing facility Racing Tech 3 with rookie rider Augusto Fernandez given particular dispensation by race organisers Dorna to attend the take a look at and clock observe time. Fernandez, having been topped Moto 2 World Champion in 2022, is the only real rookie on the grid and is using the rebranded KTM RC16.

Usually, MotoGP shakedown testing is carried out by manufacturing facility take a look at riders to gather information and take a look at new parts and enhancements to the racing bikes. Amongst manufacturing facility take a look at riders taking to the moist observe at SIC are Stefan Bradl of Honda, Michele Pirro of Ducati, Lorenzo Salvadori of Aprilia Racing, Jonas Folger of Purple Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing and Cal Crutchlow of Yamaha.

paultan.org spoke to Datuk Razlan Razali, workforce principal of CryptoDATA Aprilia RNF MotoGP Team, racing as a satellite tv for pc workforce for Aprilia after leaving Yamaha in 2022. “For 2023 we shall be racing the final model of the Aprilia RS-GP, from the final race of the 2022 season, the one ridden by Alex Espargaro,” stated Razlan.

The official 2023 MotoGP Winter Test at SIC begins Friday, February 10, to Sunday, February 12, when all of the groups and riders flip up for the primary run of the season. Public entrance to the primary grandstand is free with parking at between RM10 and RM5 for automobiles and RM5 and RM2 for bikes.

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