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Yamaha Complete Successful One-Day Test in Jerez

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Following a hot and challenging race weekend in Jerez Yamaha Factory Racing remained at the circuit to complete another hot day of riding today.

Riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo spent the day continuing to evaluate the potential of the 2013 chassis whilst also working to improve tyre performance and grip life in the hot conditions.

Lorenzo, who took his third consecutive podium of the year yesterday finished the test as the third fastest rider with a 1m 38.958s lap.

‰ÛÏIt‰Ûªs been a long day, it was not easy to finish the day on the bike because after three days full of stress of competition the only thing you want is to rest," Lorenzo said.

"I think the work was worth it because we improved some things. We tried many starts and I had get again the same feeling I had last year. We improved the start, which is important for the next few races. I think we also improved the bike and I think we decided the new chassis so it has been a positive day.‰Û

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