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Behind the scenes with Bridgestone

Behind the scenes with Bridgestone

The 2007 season has brought unprecedented success for Japanese tyre manufacturers Bridgestone, in particular in their collaborations with Ducati Marlboro and Rizla Suzuki - demonstrating the great strides they have made since entering the MotoGP class in 2002.

The 2007 season has brought unprecedented success for Japanese tyre manufacturers Bridgestone, in particular in their collaborations with Ducati Marlboro and Rizla Suzuki - demonstrating the great strides they have made since entering the MotoGP class in 2002.

In the short (free) video accessible via the link on the left motogp.com takes you behind the scenes with Bridgestone to see how they prepared for a journey into the unknown, when Grand Prix racing returned to Misano for the first time since 1993 this summer.

Free practice session data analysis, the factory preparations and rider and team adaptability all played a part in what was an all-round success story for the Japanese compound suppliers - as Ducatis Casey Stoner took victory in front of fellow Bridgestone riders Chris Vermeulen and John Hopkins of Suzuki.

The video features interviews with the triumphant trio, in addition to the thoughts of Tohru Ubukata, Bridgestone Motorsports Motorcycle Race Tyre Development manager.

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MotoGP, 2007

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