Ducati Desmosedici Newswire

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  1. Dovizioso admits Ducati improvements are "not enough"Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

    Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso says the gains the Italian manufacturer has made with its 2017 MotoGP bike are "not enough" for it to be competitive everywhere. Yamaha's Maverick Vinales and Honda's Marc Marquez were the two clear pacesetters in the most recent pre-season test at Phillip Island, where both works Ducati riders struggled to challenge for the top positions.

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  2. Analysis: What we learned from the Phillip Island MotoGP testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Motorsport.com

    MotoGP pre-season testing has now passed its halfway point with the Phillip Island test - and the state of play for the 2017 campaign is becoming ever clearer. Here's what we learned from the three days in Australia.

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  3. 2017 MotoGP championship: the teams and the bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    With the 2017 MotoGP world championship looming large, and the opening round in Qatar on March 26 drawing ever closer, lets have a look at some of the race bike livery and riders for this year. 2016 saw the MotoGP title wrapped up in Motegi, Japan, by Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda, three rounds before the end of the season.

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  4. Octo Pramac Racing Team Concludes The Second Official Irta Testing At Phillip IslandRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Paddock Talk

    ... team brought forward the development - in terms of set-up configurations and experimentations - of the Ducati Desmosedici GP 2017, going back home with a significant amount of data as well as very interesting improvements on race pace. Scott tried ...

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  5. Petrux And Scott With Good Confidence After Second Day Of Testing At Phillip IslandRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Paddock Talk

    ... difficulties experienced on the first day, the Briton seems to have found back a good feeling with his Ducati Desmosedici GP 2016 and was able to lap with good consistency on race pace as making up the gap with the Top 10. Scott completed 90 laps ...

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  6. Dovizioso Fifth, Lorenzo Fifteenth On Second Day Of MotoGP Tests At Phillip IslandRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Paddock Talk

    Donate Now! Help PaddockTalk.com build a better site in 2017! The second day of MotoGP official testing at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia came to a close at a quarter to six today with Andrea Dovizioso lying in fifth place and Jorge Lorenzo in fifteenth. The Ducati Team's Italian rider completed a total of 55 laps, setting his best time of 1'29.483 on lap 32, while his Spanish team-mate did a total of 64 laps, also setting his quickest time of 1'32.197 on the 32nd lap.

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  7. Dovizioso fifth, Lorenzo fifteenth on second day of MotoGP tests at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Motorcycle Daily

    The second day of MotoGP official testing at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia came to a close at a quarter to six today with Andrea Dovizioso lying in fifth place and Jorge Lorenzo in fifteenth. The Ducati Team's Italian rider completed a total of 55 laps, setting his best time of 1'29.483 on lap 32, while his Spanish team-mate did a total of 64 laps, also setting his quickest time of 1'32.197 on the 32nd lap.

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  8. Petrux 6th On The Opening Day Of IRTA Test At Phillip Island. Scott Suffered Lack Of Grip At The RearRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Paddock Talk

    Donate Now! Help PaddockTalk.com build a better site in 2017! The first day of official Irta test at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia, came to an end with the superb sixth place gained by Danilo Petrucci while his team-mate Scott Redding could not find the right feeling with his Ducati Desmosedici GP and had to settle for 20th. Danilo Petrucci was able to work with great intensity completing 87 laps with the two Ducati Desmosedici GP 2017.

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  9. Phillip Island MotoGP Test Day 2: Vinales On A FlyerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Cycle News

    New Movistar Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales resumed his leading position on the second day of MotoGP tests at Phillip Island, ousting day one leader Marc Marquez by almost half a second. Vinales has topped every test so far since joining Yamaha alongside Valentino Rossi , starting in 2016 in Valencia and doing the same at the first 2017 tests at Sepang.

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  10. Jorge And The Casey Factor: in the PaddockRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Cycle News

    It takes time to get to know somebody new. Things that first attract might, before too much longer, prove irritating instead.

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  11. 2017 MotoGP: The Island awaits as testing continuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Paddock Talk

    Donate Now! Help PaddockTalk.com build a better site in 2017! After Sepang comes Phillip Island - one step closer to the start of the season The first official test of the year saw the class of MotoGPTM 2017 out in force at Sepang International Circuit recently, and actions resumes soon at Phillip Island in Australia from February 15th-17th as the countdown to Qatar gets shorter. One of the most spectacular racetracks in the world, the fast and flowing Phillip Island is perched high on cliffs above the ocean as the Gardner Straight almost appears to disappear into the sea - an illusion only broken as Turn 1 rushes up to meet the riders and they begin the first part of the stunning, 4.4km lap.

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  12. MotoGP Testing Continues This Week At Phillip IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Roadracing World

    The first official test of the year saw the class of MotoGP 2017 out in force at Sepang International Circuit recently, and actions resumes soon at Phillip Island in Australia from February 15th-17th as the countdown to Qatar gets shorter. One of the most spectacular racetracks in the world, the fast and flowing Phillip Island is perched high on cliffs above the ocean as the Gardner Straight almost appears to disappear into the sea - an illusion only broken as Turn 1 rushes up to meet the riders and they begin the first part of the stunning, 4.4km lap.

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  13. Stoner's Ducati testing pace leaves Pirro in aweRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Motorsport.com

    Ducati test rider Michele Pirro says he is in awe of Casey Stoner's ability to find the limit of a MotoGP bike so many years after retiring from racing. Pirro, who will perform a new role as track analyst for Jorge Lorenzo in 2017 , has also been in charge of the development of Ducati's Desmosedici machine in recent years.

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  14. Lorenzo will fight for victory in Qatar - PirroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Motorsport.com

    Jorge Lorenzo will fight for victory in the opening race of the MotoGP season in Qatar, according to Ducati's test rider Michele Pirro. Pirro, who has been in charge of developing the latest Desmosedici from the earliest prototype, will be the track analyst for Lorenzo at Ducati this year.

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  15. Analysis: What we learned from the Sepang MotoGP testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Motorsport.com

    The teams and riders of MotoGP were back on track in Malaysia last week for first test of the 2017 season, and several questions were answered ahead of the start of the season in Qatar next month. Here we analyse some of them.

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  16. Dovizioso says winglet loss helping Ducati with turningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Motorsport.com

    Andrea Dovizioso says the removal of winglets helped with turning his Ducati MotoGP bike, an area the Italian manufacturer struggled in 2016, during the Sepang pre-season test. Ducati's progress included winning two races in 2016, its first victories since the '10 season with Casey Stoner, but Dovizioso and now-former team-mate Andrea Iannone had to work around a weakness in getting its Desmosedici turned.

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  17. MotoGP: Lorenzo demonstrates his resolveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Sport Rider Magazine

    Jorge Lorenzo's first day at the Sepang MotoGP test left him bewildered, but after some thought and advice from Ducati team members, he came back to finally understand what it takes to ride the Desmosedici GP17 quickly. Ironically, despite finishing first and second on the first day of testing at Sepang last week, the atmosphere in the Ducati box was a mix of surprise and bewilderment.

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  18. Redding held back by chattering woes in Sepang testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Motorsport.com

    Scott Redding says his pace during the Sepang MotoGP pre-season test was masked by chattering woes aboard his Pramac Ducati. The British rider lost out to teammate Danilo Petrucci last year in an intra-team battle to ride the latest-spec GP17 bike, and goes into the new campaign riding the 2016 version of the Desmosedici.

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  19. Lorenzo "still very far from the limit" after Sepang testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Motorsport.com

    Jorge Lorenzo believes he is still "very far" away from reaching the limit of his potential on the Ducati after this week's Sepang MotoGP test. After enjoying a smooth start to his Ducati tenure in his maiden test at Valencia last November, the three-time champion suffered a "shock" on his first day in Malaysia on Monday riding the updated 2017 Desmosedici.

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  20. Three days of MotoGP tests conclude at Sepang with Dovizioso and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Motorcycle Daily

    ... standings and fourth overall, while Jorge Lorenzo continued his positive learning curve on his new Ducati Desmosedici GP machine. The Spaniard further improved his performance to set a best time of 1'59.767 late in the morning on medium tyres, ...

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