Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
|Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more|
Share This Thread:
|Subscribe to this Thread||Thread Tools|
|02-03-2016, 01:40 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Marquez Theres room for improvement
The Repsol Honda rider still believes they have taken a good step forward
REPSOL Honda’s Marc Marquez finished the Sepang test fifth overall, but still has a lot of work to do before the season beginnings.
Chassis set-up was a major focus for Marquez on the final day of the three-day Sepang test. The Repsol Honda rider set his best time of the event, a 2:00.843, on Tuesday and was able to set a 2:00.883 on Wednesday during his 45 laps on track.
The Spaniard’s Tuesday time saw him end the test in fifth overall - over a second off the best time of Movistar Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo. Despite the gap, Marquez leaves Sepang feeling positive, but aware there is still room for improvement.
The 22-year-old said: ‘The last day went quite well because we improved every day here in Sepang. We are still far from where we'd like to be, but I think we have taken a good step forward and slowly we're getting there.
‘We are working hard and there is room for improvement, which is what we have to focus on. Today I worked a lot on the electronics and the chassis, understanding what setup for the bike is best for the new tyres.
‘We also tested various types of front tyres with different profiles. Overall, these three days have been positive.’
The MotoGP paddock will now head to Phillip Island in two weeks for the second of three off-season tests. It is unlikely that Honda will bring another major engine upgrade for the factory team, but a change of circuit will allow Marquez and Dani Pedrosa to verify their Sepang findings.
'Productive' second day for Repsol Honda
Marquez admits 'there's a lot of work to do'
Marquez sets the pace in Sepang
Pedrosa claims tyres had 'almost no grip'
Casey Stoner speaks about HRC Sepang test
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|MotoGP - Lorenzo surprised by size of improvement||NewsBot||Racing News||0||08-28-2015 04:20 PM|
|MotoGP - Laverty: Room for improvement||NewsBot||Racing News||0||07-10-2015 05:00 PM|
|MotoGP - Hernandez ‘has a wide margin for improvement’||NewsBot||Racing News||0||01-15-2015 09:00 AM|
|Who had a 2 second improvement at some point yesterday??||MATT L.||Taking it to the Track||7||04-30-2012 09:18 PM|
|vehicle repair/maintence/improvement||camaroz2866||Off Topic||2||05-27-2008 02:02 PM|