On only his second lap of the day, Casey Stoner recorded a blistering fast lap of 1'59.607 which remained unbeaten for the rest of the day Thursday. The Australian rider spent this final day of testing to work on various aspects on his Honda RC213V machine including shock settings and the new Bridgestone tires.
MotoGP teams will now return home with feedback from their riders and the teams will return to Sepang for the second test on February 28th.
CASEY STONER 1st 1'59.607
"It's been a good test in general, we only managed two out of the three days unfortunately but the weather has been really good to us and we've been able to do what we planned. The day I missed hasn't affected us too much and we've managed to complete our testing program, to be honest I think track conditions on the first day weren't that great anyway as the lap times were not so fast. I'm still not feeling great with my back but the bike is ok, so we've made progress in reducing the chatter a little more and trying a few different things, some small settings on the shock that we haven't tried before amongst other points. So far it's been pretty positive, we'll just have to wait and see what we have for the next test and hopefully improve a little more. Now I'm looking forward to getting home to Switzerland to see Adriana and await the arrival of our baby!".
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