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Gresini´s Jimenez talks rims and wheels

Gresini´s Jimenez talks rims and wheels

Antonio Jimenez, San Carlo Honda Gresini crew chief for Shinya Nakano, gives motogp.com the lowdown on the wheels used in MotoGP.

In the accompanying video feature Antonio Jimenez from satellite outfit San Carlo Honda Gresini explains how the lightweight magnesium rims which constitute the wheels of MotoGP´s 800cc prototypes play a huge part in bike behaviour.

The crew chief for Shinya Nakano describes how crucial the weight of moving parts is to performance, the importance of precise wheel design and varying options there are depending on rider preference.

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MotoGP, 2008, ALICE MOTORRAD GRAND PRIX DEUTSCHLAND, San Carlo Honda Gresini

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