Nicky Hayden said, Ducati has made a great step forward with the new Desmosedici GP12. "The Kentucky Kid" - the nickname Hayden - disclose it after testing the bike for the second time in a private test at Mugello.
In connection with the development model that uses the engine 1.000cc 2012, Hayden tried the bike on Tuesday (14.06.11). After that, turn teammate, Valentino Rossi, who conducted the trial on Wednesday.
On the occasion, Hayden completed 83 laps. Former Honda rider said he was happy with the direction of the evolution of the motor, the last time in Jerez was in April.
"This is a positive day, even if the track conditions are not good this morning because of rain overnight. That's what caused us a little late to start testing, but we are working on the setup and some new changes, which have been made for the GP12. I've started to feel better after lunch, when the sun makes a better track conditions.
"The new Asphalt definitely gives a big change, especially in some places, such as two corners Arrabbiate, which is really fun now. I am satisfied with the steps forward have been made with this bike since I first tried it in Jerez. Thanks to Filippo (Preziosi), which gives me the opportunity to ride again. "
In addition, Franco and Vittoriano Guareschi Battiani, has also done development work GP11 today, in an effort to improve the performance of the motor.