Rossi enjoys new Yamaha chassis

Rossi enjoys new Yamaha chassis

Following testing in Brno, Valentino Rossi is excited about the new Yamaha chassis and hopes to use it soon.

The Italian tested a new chassis and swingarm in post-race testing on Monday and was delighted with the results after 60 laps.

Rossi would end up with the second fastest time of the day, three tenths of a second behind teammate Jorge Lorenzo.

“In the end it was a good day,” quipped The Doctor on crash.net.

“This morning everybody was a little bit sad because the condition of the track look quite bad. And when I entered the track – we decided to go anyway because we had some important things to test – the lap time was quite high.

“But after, when 4-5-8 bikes were on track, it cleaned and for the last two hours it was a very good test. A very good level. Because we can push, go fast. Also the time attack at the end was not so bad.

“But especially I like the new stuff. We tried a lot of different things, especially a different chassis and different swingarm. And I like.

“The feeling with the bike improved and I can enter the corner faster. I also like the bike in braking. Is not, unfortunately, a two-second step. Anyway I feel good and I hope to use as soon as possible. I have to speak with [Yamaha] but I hope we can use the chassis during this season.”

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