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Aprilia to debut 2018 fairing in Qatar

Upon returning from the recent MotoGP test in Thailand, Aprilia riders Aleix Espargaro and Scott Redding spent a day of testing in the Perugia University wind tunnel. The findings from the wind tunnel experiments, together with CFD and track tests, will now form a base for the forthcoming evolutions to the 2018 RS-GP – most notably a new fairing. "Aerodynamic research has by now become an integral part of development on a modern MotoGP bike," said Aprilia Racing manager Romano Albesiano. "Not only in terms of the winglets, which are the most visible expression of it, but because on an extremely level playing field, every little detail becomes a determining factor....
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