Raul Fernandez explained problems in Qatar and highlights Brad Binder's second place: 'We have a reference'
Raul Fernandez did not have the start in MotoGP that he would certainly have liked, finishing in las t place, at a track where he admitted to have a lot of difficulties. However, it was not all bad, with the rider gaining more knowledge on some matters, in addition to having seen Brad Binder's KTM in good shape, then becoming the reference. 'The weekend was difficult in general.
Brad Binder started the MotoGP season fighting for victory at the Qatar GP, taking second position just over three tenths behind the winner Enea Bastianini (Gresini/Ducati). For the Red Bull KTM rider it was proof of significant improvements to the bike, after some doubts about it with the performance in the tests.
Asked where the improvements seen in this first round came from, the south african told a press conference: 'To be honest some things are the same and many are different. So it's hard to pinpoint exactly what it is. But if you consider what we used to use to what we're using now it's a completely different bike'.
That said, Binder pointed out that he is more comfortable with his RC16 and it is no longer necessary to be on the limit, there is scope even when there are some difficulties: 'Of course it is working better and I am more comfortable with it. And it gives us the opportunity, especially when we don't have grip or things aren't perfect, or we're having some difficulties, to have some more margin. So we don't need to ride it at the limit and I'm very happy with the way the bike is working'.
"Great, Having Grip again": Ducati pilots in Austin with good feeling .
after three mixed race weekends at the beginning of the MotoGP season 2022 you have the path back to the absolute top group in the Ducati work team at the US weekend. found. at the training day to the Grand Prix of America on the Circuit of the Americas in Austin was Jack Miller's second opponent. Team College Francesco Bagnaia would also be directly qualified directly for Q2 on Saturday with P9.