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Motorcycles: Andrea Dovizioso gets to know New Yamaha: "One step forward"

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Andrea Dovizioso durfte erstmals die neue Yamaha testen © Motorsport Images Andrea Dovizioso was allowed for the first time the new Yamaha

after five races with the 2019er-Yamaha Andrea Dovizioso rose to the Jerez test for the first time on the 2022 machine. For the Italian that was a big step, because he has tried neither the M1 of 2020 nor from 2021.

"It's similar as I expected. It's a step forward. But it's not the step to just come to the level of Fabio. As I expected, Fabio has made a little crazy this year," says Dovizioso the World Cup title of the French.

Quartararo was not happy after the first day's day. He meant that he would have wanted the engine significantly more than . Even on the short straight in Jerez, Yamaha lost about ten km / h on Ducati.

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"Jerez is not the route to understand the engine performance," says Dovizioso. "But clear, the engine performance is not a big step. But I believe you [the work team] try something else. If we have more power, it would be better."

"In my opinion, the grip is more important than the engine power. At the corner input, the motorcycle is very good, we have significantly improved the brake phase. That was very important to feel. I had problems on the corner output and have not yet the answers to the causes. "

Because for Dovizioso engine and chassis are completely new. "That's why it's not easy to understand all the details," says the 35-year-old. "The base of the motorcycle is very good, but I still have to understand a lot."

Its narrow 1.3 seconds behind Thursday Dovizioso did not want to overestimate because they have not focused on quick lap times. "I still learn the motorcycle and have to do things differently."

and that's why it's about the two test days in Jerez to prepare the important tests in February. "The test in Malaysia is very important. On this route you will be able to understand and solve a lot because Jerez is always strange," compares the Italian. "Especially if it's windy."

Model Ben Spies: Yamaha enthuses from Toprak RazgaLoglus approach .
at Yamaha prevails after winning the Superbike World Championship. Only for the second time did Yamaha managed to win the driver championship in the WSBK. Ben Spies spent Yamaha 2009 the first WSBK success. TOPRAK RAZGATLIOGLU secured twelve years later the long-privileged second title. © Motorsport.com Motorsport Photo Project Manager Andrea Dosoli knew from the beginning that Toprak Razgatlioglu is a special driver.

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