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Positive impressions of Davies


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Davies focused on becoming familiar with the new bike, gradually refining ergonomics according to his riding style and construction

Less than three weeks after the end of the season, the Team – Ducati officially started their campaign for 2019 in Aragon (Spain), where they got the path for the first two days of testing with Chaz Davies. The test was in line with the first time expected on the track in the WorldSBK configuration of Ducati Panigale V4 R, revealed in the lights at Ducati World Première and already admired by the public at EICMA.

Davies focused on becoming familiar with the new bike, gradually refining ergonomics by style and driving construction, and gathering useful data for development. The Welsh language traveled 61 whole beans, with the best personal time of 1 # 51.180. Rasio – the Ducati team will be back on track tomorrow with Davies for the last second day of testing given the return to the full speed track in Jerez (Spain) with Alvaro Bautista, on 26 and 27 November too.

Chaz Davies ( Rasio – Ducati # 7) – 1 & # 39; 51.180
"It was really exciting to bring the Panigale V4 R to the track for the first time, I felt like a child in Christmas with a great new game. I usually & Having a bit knowing and understanding a bike, but honestly the opposite has happened today. I was feeling very comfortable immediately. After the first away from breaking down I wanted to push myself, which is definitely positive. In general, it was a great start. We've done very good steps and have completed most of & We have a lot of new things to try and even more data to analyze. Today's goal was to get upset in the saddle and start to sew a bike on me. We will adopt the same method tomorrow, working on the base and refine some details before starting to push more and even get a clearer idea of ​​the potential of the bike ".

Marco Zambenedetti, Ducati Corse Technical Co-ordinator on the path
"We are satisfied with this first day, where we were able to complete our work program. We have dealt with the first kilometers, gathering excellent feedback on the presentation and range of usage of & # 39; r engine. Now, we will continue to develop and refine the basic structure, here and in Jerez, where Alvaro Bautista will be in Chaz ".

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