Checa tests Ducati WSBK laboratory bike
Ducati's Alstare World Superbike team have adopted the same strategy as their MotoGP counterparts and constructed a laboratory bike which Carlos Checa tested briefly yesterday at Misano.
Now, it would seem, the WSBK team are adopting the same tactics, hopefully with more success, and running a mule in an attempt to get Checa, and team-mate Ayrton Badovini, somewhere in the ballpark.
“Yesterday we worked on the general setting of my bike and then I also rode the new laboratory bike that has a different weight distribution. We were short on time so only really had chance to collate some initial data. My initial impressions were good, as was the feeling I had with the rear of the bike. We’ll need more tests in the future of course but this first approach was a positive one," said Checa.