This Saturday the qualifying session of MotoGP and the drivers set amazing lap times. After a very exciting classification, where Francesco ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia he got his first pole, another of the riders made a new record that will remain in the history of the top category of the Motorcycle World Championship. Johann zarco he took the historical speed record.
During qualifying the new speed record was recorded. The aerodynamics of the Ducati of the team Pramac Racing made Zarco fly on the Losail circuit. In the images of the test it was possible to see how the rest of the motorcycles, except those of the official Ducati team, could not reach them at top speed. These bikes should improve their cornering speed, as this is the weak point of their performance.
Andrea Dovizioso he held the top speed record in recent years. The Italian had achieved it on the main straight of the Mugello circuit. There, Dovi marked 356.7 kilometers per hour. This Saturday, Zarco reached the end of the first corner of the Losail circuit at a speed of 362.4 kilometers per hour. Both registrations had been made with Ducati motorcycles.
Aim for more
Zarco doesn’t stop there. After the session, he assured that in case of favorable weather conditions, they can reach 360 kilometers per hour. “I think that if we have the wind in our favor we can get closer to that mark. In each lap I am very close to 350. And that will clearly be an advantage for the race, “said Zarco after Saturday’s day.
On Sunday morning, the Losail circuit woke up with a lot of wind, so the drivers will have to work hard to understand how the weather conditions will behave. The lower categories, both Moto2 What Moto3 They will be of great help to the MotoGP riders, as they will work together to improve their performance.
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