Motegi - A day after the failure of the Japanese Moto GP, Fiat Yamaha held a direct preparation for next season. New motor for the year 2008 was tested by Valentino Rossi.
Yamaha did not want to sink too long lamented the failure of two consecutive seasons deliver world champion Rossi. Monday at Motegi circuit (24/9/2007) local time, Yamaha issued a prototype motor that they will use for the 2008 season.
Motorcyclenews reported Tuesday (25/9/2007), Yamaha's new ride has a completely new chassis also arm swing and body motor. Throughout the day Monday Rossi tested spesifiksi two motors with different, but later it was discovered that the motor with a pneumatic valve (water control) for the 2008 season is still in development and does not include the testing.
Yamaha are very far behind compared to Ducati this season was seriously develop motor for next season. Rossi also had a chance to try out with the motor had worn this season.
"We have two chassis to be tested next year. We use the same machine that I use in the race so I can make a direct comparison with sasinya. Sasisnya no problem, we should pay more attention to the machine, it was our problem, "said Rossi.
Of 15 series that have been held this season, Ducati could win nine championships. While Yamaha only gets four. For the second time in quick succession, Rossi failed to embrace the world championships.