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Forcada explains Sachsenring gear ratio specifics

Forcada explains Sachsenring gear ratio specifics

Jorge Lorenzo´s crew chief with Fiat Yamaha, Ramon Forcada, gives motogp.com the inside story on how the team configures the Yamaha M1´s gear ratio to best suit the demands of the Sachsenring track.

In this short video feature Ramon Forcada explains how Fiat Yamaha will adjust the YZR-M1 gear ratio for Jorge Lorenzo this weekend at the Alice Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland, according to the requirements of the rider himself and with the specifics of the Sachsenring in mind.

The senior Spanish mechanic details his approach to gear set-up at the German track, where top speeds are slow, where first gear is used only on starting and where second and fourth gears are predominantly used.

Tags:
MotoGP, 2008, ALICE MOTORRAD GRAND PRIX DEUTSCHLAND, Fiat Yamaha Team

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