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Matthew Birt  says:

Assen MotoGP: James Toseland fast on radical new Yamaha set-up

James Toseland was delighted with his opening day performance in Assen today after the British rider rode a radically revised Monster Yamaha YZR-M1 to the ninth quickest time in practice. Toseland’s M1 appeared with new footpeg, seat and handlebar position today and his bike also ran a softer rear shock setting to help him with rear confidence from Bridgestone’s slick tyre. And...

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Apr 06

Posts: 1217

CosherB says:

go JT!

a good start to the 'weekend', let's hope this kind of form can be carried forward.  i have been a harsh critic of JT this season but it's good to see that he can still cut it in motogp - yamaha it seems are still backing him with all the changes?

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Apr 05

Posts: 61

Jeff44 says:

Needs to be higher up the grid come final qualifying,but I fear he just isnt suited to Moto GP and will never be a world champion in that class!

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May 09

Posts: 56

Nastro46 says:

Lets hope it works and gives JT the confidence to push for the results he surely deserves.

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Feb 08

Posts: 276

Trumpton3 says:

Grid position

Toseland maybe only 0.537 slower, but that equates to 9th on the grid, and even he himself admits he needs to qualify up at the font end and not half way down the field.

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Jun 04

Posts: 110

nigeleaton says:

Support for JT

It's good to see Yamaha giving JT some support, still behind Edwards though and until that changes it won't be seen as a positive move forward

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