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Blog | Filip Salač fast and sorting through setting problems in Aragon

Filip Salač Aragon test 2017

Hello everybody,

I'm going to tell you about the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup preseason test in Aragon.

I knew that it will be very difficult year because there are many fast guys and a girl.

I've tried to make the best feeling and setting with my bike on the first day.

The second day we had 2 practices on a wet track and I enjoyed that like never before.
I'm taller than last year so I have more control with the bike.

Enjoying the wet

After the lunch the track was dry. I tried to do my best and in the end I was 3rd. I had problem with engine when I shifted 5th and 6th gear. We tried to repair that for the 3rd day.

The third day was the last day with 2 practices making the start procedure and a race simulation (18 laps). In the first practice I tried the bike but it wasn't better so we changed to another bike but with my settings.

Enjoying my new kit

I made the second practice with the other bike but it had old frame from 2016 and it was completely other. It was like riding a bull.

For the race simulation I got back on my own bike and it worked.

Enjoying the dry

I made best lap of the simulation and I had good feeling with the bike and with me after my medical problems.

I evaluate it very positively.

I want to say thanks to my mechanics Joan, my father and all who helps me!

See you in Albacete for the Junior World Championship in the Moto3 class.

Your Filip #12

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