MotoGP testing new communications system at Misano for rider security | Racing Information

A number of MotoGP riders will trial a brand new communications system throughout testing on the Misano World Circuit forward of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on the weekend, MotoGP mentioned on Tuesday.
The radio communication system, which goals to enhance security by warning riders of on-track hazards, was utilized by Repsol Honda man Stefan Bradl on the request of promoters Dorna Sports activities forward of the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano over the weekend.
“At in the present day’s #MisanoTest, among the riders… will get their first style of radio communication headphone,” MotoGP mentioned in a tweet, including that Petronas Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo was amongst them.
“It gives unidirectional communication between Race Course and the riders, with the goal to enhance security for all out on the circuit.”
MotoGP sporting director Carlos Ezpeleta mentioned that the system might ultimately develop into two-way communication between rivals and groups like in System One.
“One of many issues we have been addressing this yr is the visibility of the yellow flags and flags on the whole,” Ezpeleta instructed the MotoGP web site.
“At the start, this can solely be used to speak predetermined recorded messages about flags, penalties… then perhaps sooner or later we might confide in communication with the groups and if it is attainable from riders again to the groups.
“We’re very pleased with this primary check… Hopefully, we’ll have the ability to current one thing quickly within the following seasons.”

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