Video worth watching: Details of a MotoGP bike's braking system
The example depicted here is of the Ducati Desmosedici GP 16 machine and shows the different components that comprise the braking system
There is no arguing about the fact that MotoGP machines are one of the most, or probably the most advanced motorcycles in the world. Aren’t all of us in awe of these machines? While we are aware of the ridiculous speeds that these motorcycles achieve (crossing 350kmph at some circuits) what’s also incredible is the way they shed speed.
At the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix teams were mandated to fit the bikes with 340mm discs upfront...
Bottas’ final flying lap saw him beat Hamilton by .096 seconds in a qualifying session that set the grid for Formula One's second-ever sprint, which will determine the starting lineup for Sunday’s main race.
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The 32-year-old Bottas has spent the past five seasons alongside seven-time world champion Hamilton at Mercedes, winning nine Grands Prix and claiming 17 pole positions in 92 starts with the team.
Tsunoda has impressed in his rookie season, winning 18 points with a best finish of sixth at the Hungarian Grand Prix while Gasly has been with Alpha Tauri since joining in 2017, except for a short stint with sister team Red Bull in 2019.