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Holidays start but riding continues at Donington

Holidays start but riding continues at Donington

Holidays start but riding continues at Donington

The World Championships may have slipped into a three week summer break but several of the top riders in the MotoGP series have had to wait a few days extra before thoughts can drift away into holiday destinations.

Testing for the Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team and the Repsol Honda squad has commenced today at the Donington circuit with British GP winner Valentino Rossi, Carlos Checa, Alex Barros and Nicky Hayden lapping the circuit with Telefonica Movistar Honda rider Sete Gibernau also in attendance.

The weather has not improved much after the temperate GP event on Sunday and proceedings have been shaded by overcast skies, a chilly breeze and the occasional shower although the rain has not interfered drastically with the work the teams which to carry out.

Early signs reveal that Nicky Hayden is setting the pace.

Tags:
MotoGP, 2004, CINZANO BRITISH GRAND PRIX

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