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Catalunya MotoGP: Michelin: 'Not easy to guess the weather...'

With the Catalunya MotoGP postponed from its usual June date until the end of September due to the Covid pandemic, Michelin was forced to rely on historical weather data for the Barcelona area to make its pre-season tyre selection. Check out the Crash MotoGP YouTube channel - CLICK HERE Past data suggested an average ambient temperature of 27 degrees, which is similar to June. But this weekend turned out to be much cooler (and windier) than expected, with a race day air temp of just 17 and track temp of 20 degrees. For comparison, July's Andalucia race took place at Jerez with a track temperature of 59 degrees! As a result of the cold and slippery Catalunya surface, all 22 riders selected...
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