Moto GP

Cal Crutchlow gets new engine for Qatar test

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The final MotoGP Official Test of the 2016 pre-season began at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar on Wednesday, with the session starting in the late afternoon sunshine before continuing under the track‰Ûªs famous floodlights.

Crutchlow and the crew took delivery of the brand new factory spec Honda RC213V engine on which he will campaign this season, with the 30 year-old offering positive feedback as he acclimatised to the tricky conditions found at the track which lies just north of the capital Doha.
Cal Crutchlow hit the track with a fresh new Honda engine
‰ÛÏToday was a bit of a ‰Û÷getting-to-know-you‰Ûª session with the new engine," Crutchlow said. "Everything else on the bike is completely as it was, but we were glad to receive the new engine from Honda. We found some positive things with it, but we have only tested it briefly to begin with.‰Û

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