April 15, 2024
Toprak Razgatlioglu set for second Yamaha MotoGP test

Toprak Razgatlioglu has been confirmed to be testing the Yamaha YZR-M1 MotoGP bicycle at Jerez up coming 7 days. 

Razgatlioglu’s run out on the M1 will come as aspect of an already-arranged exam that will also be attended by official Yamaha MotoGP check rider, Cal Crutchlow, who himself will invest the day examining new pieces from Yamaha in the hope of extracting a lot more traction and functionality from the YZR-M1.

Razgatlioglu’s Jerez check will be his second on the YZR-M1, following an outing in combined ailments at MotorLand Aragon very last yr. 

It is probable that Yamaha is merely giving Razgatlioglu a prospect to check out the MotoGP bike in the absolutely-dry circumstances that he skipped out on in Aragon final 12 months. Alternatively, it is feasible that they are making ready him for a MotoGP switch in 2024, very likely in spot of Franco Morbidelli, who is but to rating a podium with the manufacturing unit Yamaha team because he joined it in the middle of 2021.

Lin Jarvis, Handling Director Yamaha Motor Racing, claimed: “Firstly, permit me say it is our pleasure to be capable to give Toprak yet another possibility to journey the YZR-M1. I was not able to be existing at his former test but this time I will be in Jerez to abide by the screening and I will depart straight from there to go to the Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin future weekend.

“Toprak is an terribly proficient bike racer, and I am pretty curious to see his pace on our Manufacturing facility MotoGP device. He will have the likelihood to trip alongside Cal who will be there for the ongoing enhancement tests of our 2023 YZR-M1.”

Andrea Dosoli, Street Racing Manager Yamaha Motor Europe, said: “I would like to thank both equally Yamaha Motor Organization and Yamaha Motor Racing for supplying Toprak the chance to examination the YZR-M1 when once again. As the reigning Superbike Planet Champion, Toprak’s exam aboard the Yamaha YZR-M1 previous calendar year was really predicted by numerous in the two the MotoGP and WorldSBK paddocks. 

“Unfortunately, it was tough for him to fully familiarise with the YZR-M1 at the Aragon examination because of to the disruption induced by the climate. This time about at Jerez, a keep track of at which Toprak has traditionally been very robust, it appears to be like we’re likely to enjoy pretty much ideal tests ailments. 

“Toprak’s focus at this test will, as soon as once more, be on acquiring a truly feel for the features of the YZR-M1 and the Michelin tyres, whilst we are extremely fascinated to see how rapidly a WorldSBK rider of his calibre can adapt to the distinctive calls for of riding a MotoGP bicycle.”

Toprak Razgatlıoğlu stated: “I am on the lookout ahead to screening the YZR-M1 MotoGP bike at Jerez, a track I like a large amount. The very last check in Aragon was constrained by the temperature, but in Jerez it appears to be like like we’ll have improved conditions and additional keep track of time. It will give me the opportunity to realize greater the needs of racing a Factory MotoGP bicycle. Many thanks to Yamaha for offering me this prospect.”

Razgatlioglu’s Andalucian test on the Yamaha MotoGP motorcycle will consider spot a few weeks ahead of the resumption of the WorldSBK collection in Assen at the conclude of April. MotoGP’s next race is at the Circuit of the Americas on 14-16 April.

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