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Capirossi to be awarded with All Time Speed Record presented by Gericom

Capirossi to be awarded with All Time Speed Record presented by Gericom

Capirossi to be awarded with All Time Speed Record presented by Gericom

Loris Capirossi will this week be awarded with a top of the range laptop after becoming the first rider this season to clock a new All Time Speed Record, presented by Gericom. The Ducati Marlboro man set a blistering 332.4km/h aboard the Desmosedici during the race at Mugello, edging out team-mate Troy Bayliss – who had clocked 331.1km/h during the second free practice – for the coveted prize. He will be presented with Gericom's top model, the Blockbuster Radeon, in the pre-event press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on Thursday.

Gericom have promised to present a Blockbuster Radeon to whichever rider breaks the top speed record at any Grand Prix, and the MotoGP stars will get their next opportunity this weekend at the Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya. The 1047m straight is slightly shorter than the 1141m at Mugello but it remains one of the longest on the MotoGP calendar and Capirossi clocked 328.2km/h there at the MotoGP Winter Test in March.

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MotoGP, 2003, Loris Capirossi

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