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Let's praise MotoGP for finding a solution

Let's praise MotoGP for finding a solution | Desmopro News | Scoop.it
Mandatory pitstops came to MotoGP in Australia as tyre wear concerns on the resurfaced Phillip Island track led to an emergency one-off format change.
Vicki Smith for Ducati.net's insight:

As a keen observer of the obvious it really is a miracle tires that literally cooked themselves to death internally didn't produce a much worse.  I tend to agree with Toby Moody in full.  This was, at the end of the day, a very good call.

Just in case you didn't see a photo of the tires, click HERE


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video | Hankook Tire: The Future of Tyre Design

The high performance tyre of the future will be very different to the tyres we drive on today, if the results of a recent design competition are a guide.

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Vicki Smith for Ducati.net's curator insight, December 28, 2012 10:10 AM

No Ducati content but we like the way they are thinking.  Extremely futureistic but potentially plausible?