(Reuters) – Several MotoGP riders will demo a new communications procedure during screening at the Misano Entire world Circuit forward of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at the weekend, MotoGP claimed on Tuesday.
The radio conversation method, which aims to strengthen protection by warning riders of on-keep track of hazards, was made use of by Repsol Honda gentleman Stefan Bradl at the ask for of promoters Dorna Sports activities forward of the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano more than the weekend.
“At today’s #MisanoTest, some of the riders… will get their first flavor of radio communication headphone,” MotoGP mentioned in a tweet, including that Petronas Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo was amongst them.
“It presents unidirectional communication between Race Path and the riders, with the purpose to increase security for all out on the circuit.”
MotoGP sporting director Carlos Ezpeleta claimed that the procedure could inevitably develop into two-way conversation amongst rivals and groups like in Formula One.
“One of the matters we have been addressing this calendar year is the visibility of the yellow flags and flags in general,” Ezpeleta advised the MotoGP site.
“At the beginning, this will only be made use of to communicate predetermined recorded messages about flags, penalties… then perhaps in the long run we could open up to interaction with the groups and if it’s probable from riders back again to the teams.
“We’re quite delighted with this initially exam… Hopefully, we’ll be in a position to current a little something quickly in the next seasons.”
Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru Modifying by Ken Ferris