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KRT Riders Make Best Use Of Portimao Testing Opportunity

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Kawasaki Racing Team competitors Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes took part in an official Dorna World Organisation test session at Portimao on Monday 8th June, just one day after the end of the Portuguese round of the championship.

Rea was fastest in the morning test session, with a 1‰Ûª42.661 lap time and only went to second place overall at the very end of the afternoon session, after he had completed his large workload on track.

‰ÛÏWe got through our whole work plan and if testing today gave you points I think we would have scored 25, because we ticked everything in the box." Rea commented "There was a lot of work this morning for Pirelli, with front and rear tyres to get through.

"Then we had to evaluate some things to try in the front forks, the rear shock and some brake items as well. We have also tried other things to generate more grip. It has been a good day and I am really happy with the work we have done.‰Û

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