MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo: “It’s tiring to ride Ducati”

Jorge Lorenzo cannot ride a Ducati: it’s too tiring for his body and riding style. That’s what the Spaniard said after Le Mans race. The only website who had already talked about is Corsedimoto, whose article published on 4th July 2017 said no conjecture, but information coming from Ducati Corse, the most reliable source. The team had understood that at the beginning, when Lorenzo rode the red and white bike for the first time. Some “experts” had contradicted us. And now what?

LORENZO SAID – “Once again I made a very good start and so I could lead the race for nine laps. But, unfortunately, I could not keep that pace till the end. We still have a little ergonomic issue and this makes it very tiring for me to ride Ducati. This prevents me from riding at my best for all the laps.” Very clear: Ducati is tiring to ride. Some years ago Andrea Dovizioso had already complained about it with the team, who needed some seasons to fix the problem. Lorenzo, whose body is slighter than Dovizioso’s one, has been struggling with it since early 2017. This explains also why last year Lorenzo performed at his best on the wet track: it happened, for example, at last October’s Malaysian GP, where he ranked second behind Dovizioso, maybe (yes, maybe) because of team orders.

AT EHE END OF THE DAY – What I had written on 4th July 2017 ended with this sentence: “If I’m right, and so if Lorenzo loses strength, it will be hard to solve it.” And actually they’ve not fixed it yet. There are still 14 GPs left, but it seems like Lorenzo will leave Ducati at the end of the season. And Lorenzo’s admission is a perfect alibi for both parties…

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