Two extreme realities exist in the Ducati garage, two worlds as opposite as yin and yang. On the one hand there is Andrea Dovizioso’s World Championship lead, and at the other end of the scale, Jorge Lorenzo’s frustration.
Preseason data, circuit history and above all, the events of the previous year, serve as the basis for the teams’ understanding as to which circuits may be more favorable, or at which they might suffer. At PecinoGP, we wanted get inside the riders’ and team managers’ minds to analyze how the season should go to reach the ultimate goal: the championship title... This is our table after 3 GPs.
An out of control Marc Márquez took out Valentino Rossi again and in doing so reopened the turmoil from the 2015 season that affected our sport so negatively. Very serious are going to arise problems if no remedies are applied.
Here we go... In pecinogp we have "invented" our consulting for those who like to invest some cash on the possible winner in the different GP categories. Here our first tips por the Argentinian GP to be held this weekend in the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit.
Despite his frustration with the first race of the season, Jorge prefers to look at it from the point of view of the glass half full. "It's not my opinion, it's a fact, and the numbers are there for anyone who wants to look: "The difference in the last laps before I had to throw away the bike had decreased by seven tenths".
We are used to hearing riders say things like: "This race was marked red on the calendar," "We knew we were going to suffer here," "This was better than we expected", etc. But how do they really plan for the season?
The youngest rider to win a GP, the youngest to be MotoGP champion, the rider with the most victories in a single season ... the list of Marc Márquez's records seems to have no end ... What are his challenges? Does he still have any goals to be achieved?
2018 will be his 14th season in the World Championship, and that has raced on five different types of bikes in MotoGP. With this history, one can imagine that Aleix is a guy who has turned races into a 9 to 5 job. But when it comes to talking about motorcycles, the Catalan rider does it with the intensity and passion of a youngster
This season, Dani will again pursue for the 13th time his long-awaited dream of proclaiming MotoGP World Champion, the only title he not yet conquered. But through his obsessive and constant striving for the title, he has set a record that will be very difficult for anyone to beat.
The preseason means weeks of evaluating subjective sensations, analyzing mathematical data of the telemetry, listening to the observations of the track coach, and reviewing video images from every angle. MotoGP riders receive an avalanche of inputs that theoretically should help them go faster. How do they manage all this information?
Over the 26 years managing the World Championship, DORNA has tried different ways to give the championship stability. Through living and learning, Carmelo Ezpeleta—DORNA CEO – has realized that "peace" occurs through a balance between factories and private teams.