Intense days of WorldSSP work concluded at Portimao Circuit • Complete Motorbike


A convincing two-days for Bautista (P1) and Rinaldi (P3) at Portimao Circuit (Portugal). Constructive periods additionally for Nicolò Bulega (P1 in WorldSSP)

The second session of winter testing has simply concluded on the Portimao Circuit the place the Racing – Ducati group acquired on observe for 2 intense days of labor.

Alvaro Bautista and Michael Rinaldi proved to be in a wonderful kind, discovering a convincing feeling with their respective Ducati Panigale V4R machines from the very first laps of Day-1

The Spaniard concluded the Portimao check with the quickest time (1’39.035) whereas Michael Rinaldi – after being the quickest on Day 1 – was capable of decrease his time by half a second right this moment to shut with a strong 1’39.144, simply 109 thousandths of a second behind his team-mate.

Alvaro Bautista ( Racing – Ducati #1)
“We did job at each Jerez and Portimao assessments. The time we set right this moment shouldn’t be crucial. What offers us nice confidence is the sensation with the bike, which is de facto constructive. We did a fantastic job with the group, attempting to concentrate to even the smallest particulars. I can’t wait to be in Australia”.

Michael Rinaldi ( Racing – Ducati #21)
“We began these assessments very effectively, closing the primary day with the perfect time. I anticipated everybody to be sooner right this moment however we’ve additionally made vital steps ahead. I’m very glad, particularly as a result of with my group we managed to observe this system we had agreed, laying a strong basis that may undoubtedly assist us sooner or later”.

Nicolò Bulega confirmed at Portimao the nice sensations he felt aboard his Ducati Panigale V2 through the earlier check at Jerez de la Frontera. After ending Day 1 in first place within the Supersport classification, on Day 2 the Italian rider was capable of decrease his time by nearly six tenths, confirming his first place amongst WorldSSP riders with a quickest lap of 1’42.636.

Nicolò Bulega ( Racing WSSP #11)
“These had been two crucial assessments. I instantly discovered an excellent feeling with my bike additionally due to the wonderful work completed by my group. The sensations are constructive and it will enable us to reach in the perfect situations in Australia. We’re prepared for an intense season through which we definitely can’t disguise our ambitions”.



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