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Capirossi reveals secrets of carbon brakes

Capirossi reveals secrets of carbon brakes

Rizla Suzuki rider Loris Capirossi gives explanation alongside Brembo engineer.

One of the “last of the late brakers”, Loris Capirossi has used all manner of stopping mechanisms over the course of his Grand Prix career. The Italian now brings the speed down on his Suzuki GSV-R using carbon brakes produced by specialists Brembo, one of the biggest innovations of recent times in the premier class.

In the following video Capirossi and brake engineer Eugenio Gandolfi run through the benefits, types, and construction concepts used for carbon brakes, focusing in particular on the tough, technical Motegi circuit for detailed examples.

MotoGP, 2009, Loris Capirossi, Rizla Suzuki MotoGP

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