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The Ducati Team back on track today for one-day test at Jerez de la Frontera

(Monday, 8 May 2017)

After a splendid podium place in the Spanish GP for Jorge Lorenzo, who was third yesterday at Jerez de la Frontera, the Ducati Team was back on track again today at the Andalusian circuit for one day of testing.

Together with the other MotoGP riders, both Lorenzo and Andrea Dovizioso took advantage of perfect weather conditions to carry out back-to-back tests with the Michelin tyres, as well as completing various set-up tests on their Desmosedici GP machines.

Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team #04) - 44 laps - 1’39.030 (5th)
"Today we tested some new front tyre solutions, but I actually didn’t find that much difference from the ones we used during the weekend. We also carried out some interesting set-up work which we were unable to do in the last few days. All in all, our speed was not bad and I go back home from Jerez with some good sensations, especially because in the race we were able to salvage a very difficult situation and this was a great result."

Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team #99) - 50 laps - 1’39.124 (6th)
"Today, even though we didn’t really try anything new, we found some more effective solutions to the ones we used yesterday in the race. Overall I’m very satisfied, above all because I’m continuing to rack up the mileage on the bike and am starting to feel that it’s really mine. We were also able to test the new front tyre today, but I continue to prefer the one we have used until now because, in my opinion, it has better grip especially in mid-corner."