Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo, was very impressed with the YZR-M1 debut with 1000 cc. In the official test at the Circuit Brno, Czech Republic, on Monday (8/15/2011), world champion in 2010 was recorded a best time of 1 minute 56.253 seconds, 0.085 seconds adrift and only from the Repsol Honda rider, Casey Stoner, who became the fastest.
"I was surprised and actually did not expect so soon on the first day when using the machine 1.000cc because this is really a new bike. Apparently, we are far more competitive than what I think. Thus, the potential of this bike is very good and Yamaha have done a nice job. we were a bit slower than the Honda and Ducati, but our bike was not so bad. "
Indeed, before Lorenzo had never touched a new motor is prepared for the 2012 MotoGP. Therefore, normal if he did not set a high target in his debut with the new machine. However, the results achieved by actually making the former double world champion 250 cc class is fun.
"I really enjoyed the chance to ride a 1,000 cc motor is because more powerful and you can do a lot of maneuvering lift the front tires even on straight track is not long. In addition, when exiting the turn, you can slide. So I guess next year's race will be very fun for the drivers, also for the fans. "