Quartararo happy with prime pace enhancements from Yamaha


MotoGP Sepang Take a look at Day One

At Sepang on Friday Monster Power Yamaha MotoGP Crew‘s Franco Morbidelli and Fabio Quartararo have been again aboard their YZR-M1s for the primary time in 2023 for the official IRTA MotoGP take a look at in Malaysia.

Wanting to be again aboard his YZR-M1 once more after the winter break, Quartararo went straight to work to begin his 2023 marketing campaign. He spent the morning stint getting again into the swing of issues attempting varied tyre choices. He moved on to cross off the gadgets on his programme within the afternoon, evaluating the brand new updates. He rode 58 laps over the course of eight hours of high-temperature testing and set a finest lap of 1‘59.422s to take eleventh place, 0.952s from the highest.

MotoGP Sepang Test Top Speeds
Fabio Quartararo
Fabio Quartararo

It was a troublesome day, particularly within the morning, as a result of we used a number of tyres that I didn‘t actually like, particularly the tender entrance. However we tried a whole lot of issues in the present day. Some have been optimistic: particularly the highest pace improved. There are nonetheless many issues to check, and we’ve got two extra days. Tomorrow we are going to use the tyres in a greater means, and let‘s see what we are able to do. For the primary day, it wasn‘t too dangerous. Tomorrow we are going to work extra on aerodynamics, and I believe will probably be intense.”

MotoGP Sepang Test Top Speeds
Fabio Quartararo

MotoGP Sepang Take a look at Day One Finest Speeds

  1. Bastianini – Ducati 336.4
  2. Bezzecchi – Ducati 335.4
  3. Martin – Ducati 335.4
  4. Bagnaia – Ducati 334.3
  5. Marini – Ducati 334.3
  6. Quartararo – Yamaha 334.3
  7. Zarco – Ducati 333.3
  8. Vinales – Aprilia 333.3
  9. Morbidelli – Yamaha 333.3
  10. Marquez M – Honda 333.3
  11. Espargaro A – Aprilia 332.3
  12. Di Giannantonio – Ducati 332.3
  13. Marquez A – Ducati 332.3
  14. Fernandez R – Aprilia 331.2
  15. Rins – Honda 331.2
  16. Espargaro P – GASGAS 331.2
  17. Oliveira – Aprilia 331.2
  18. Binder – KTM 330.2
  19. Mir – Honda 330.2
  20. Miller – KTM 330.2
  21. Nakagami – Honda 328.2
  22. Fernandez A – GASGAS 326.2

Franco Morbidelli

Franco Morbidelli made the many of the dry circumstances. He used the morning session to get again right into a stable rhythm after three months of no MotoGP using. He efficiently accomplished his Day-1 testing plans within the afternoon and gave an additional push within the ultimate hour. He ran 59 laps in complete, securing tenth place with a 1‘59.118s, 0.648s from first.

Franco Morbidelli
Franco Morbidelli

It was a busy day. Yamaha introduced a whole lot of issues to strive, and that is optimistic. The group has begun the yr with a fantastic angle: fairly aggressive. They are surely giving their most to step up our package deal, and I’m actually happy to see that. We have now a whole lot of work to do and forward of us, but when we preserve going with this mindset, we are able to make it occur.”

Franco Morbidelli

MotoGP Sepang Take a look at Day One Occasions

  1. BEZZECCHI Marco ITA Mooney VR46 Racing Crew 1’58.470
  2. VINALES Maverick SPA Aprilia Racing 0.130
  3. BASTIANINI Enea ITA Ducati Lenovo Crew 0.262
  4. MARTIN Jorge SPA Pramac Racing 0.267
  5. BAGNAIA Francesco ITA Ducati Lenovo Crew 0.387
  6. ESPARGARO Aleix SPA Aprilia Racing 0.471
  7. ZARCO Johann FRA Pramac Racing 0.496
  8. DI GIANNANTONIO Fabio ITA Crew Gresini Racing MotoGP 0.551
  9. MARQUEZ Alex SPA Crew Gresini Racing MotoGP 0.566
  10. MORBIDELLI Franco ITA Monster Power Yamaha MotoGP 0.648
  11. QUARTARARO Fabio FRA Monster Power Yamaha MotoGP 0.952
  12. MARQUEZ Marc SPA Repsol Honda Crew 0.954
  13. MARINI Luca ITA Mooney VR46 Racing Crew 0.999
  14. OLIVEIRA Miguel POR RNF MotoGP Crew 1.260
  15. FERNANDEZ Raul SPA RNF MotoGP Crew 1.343
  16. MILLER Jack AUS Purple Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing 1.356
  17. MIR Joan SPA Repsol Honda Crew 1.362
  18. RINS Alex SPA LCR Honda 1.493
  19. FERNANDEZ Augusto SPA Tech3 GASGAS Manufacturing facility Racing 1.557
  20. ESPARGARO Pol SPA Tech3 GASGAS Manufacturing facility Racing 1.608
  21. BINDER Brad RSA Purple Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing 1.615
  22. NAKAGAMI Takaaki JPN LCR Honda 2.734