The 2018 MotoGP season ends with an excellent result for Alma Pramac Racing. Jack Miller and Francesco Bagnaia are among the protagonists of the second and last day of the Jerez test which gives an absolutely surprising standings with the first nine riders in less than 4 tenths of a second.
Jack’s feeling with the Ducati Desmosedici GP 2019 is improving lap by lap. After working on the set up and trying out new technical solutions on his bike, the Australian rider is the first to take the lead in the time attack session at the end of the day. Jack will then finish seventh just 262 thousandths from the best chrono of a surprising Nakagami.
After setting the third best time already in the middle of the day, Pecco surprises everyone in the final time attack with an impressive T2 (the best overall in the second day of testing) and finishes in ninth position at 388 thousandths from the top. After the Valencia tests, the Italian rider confirms himself as the first rookie in the standings and proves that he can already stay firmly in the Top 10 group with his Ducati Desmosedici GP 2018.
P9 – Pecco Bagnaia (50 laps)
“I’m very happy because the feeling improves lap by lap. I am also very satisfied because we were able to improve the braking phase compared to the first day of testing. We still have a lot of room for improvement, but we are certainly on the right path. Next step? Enjoy the holidays. See you in Malaysia.”
P7 – Jack Miller (57 laps)
“We did a really good test. We have tried many different set ups and things on the bike working also on ergonomics. There are a lot of experiments and a lot of work to be done but the feelings are very positive. I am really satisfied with the way things went in the first two tests”.