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MotoGP: Lorenzo, Spies Day 2 Sepang Test

Yamaha MotoGP: Three Videos

On day 2 of the first official MotoGP test at Sepang on Tuesday, the factory Yamaha riders, Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies, continued development of their M1 motorcycles. These three YouTube videos show some highlights of the Yamaha tests, the sounds of the M1 echoing along the Malaysian circuit

Spies was the quickest of the two on Wednesday, posting the third fastest time behind Repsol Honda riders Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner, respectively. Spies remained in second for most of the session, but lost the position to Stoner at the very end of the day.

As for Lorenzo, he was seventh fastest; the reigning MotoGP champ expereminted with some different chassis and engine settings, which he hopes to have perfected by the last official test of the season at the end of the month.

Tomorrow is the final day of the test. Lorenzo and Spies will continue to test developments of the 2011 M1 along with new Bridgestone tires to provide some data for the MotoGP championships sole tire supplier.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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