Jun 18, 2013
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From a press release
issued by Repsol Honda
Repsol Honda Technical Director Takeo Yokoyama and 2014 RC213V prototypes at Motorland Aragon.
Rain prevents testing on day one in Aragon
MotoGP Official Test Aragon - Testing 18/06/2013
Wet weather prevented the Repsol Honda Team from testing on the first day in Aragon. Instead, Team Technical Director Takeo Yokoyama took the opportunity to present the 2014 RC213V prototype machine to the press that attended the event.
Hopefully the weather will improve tomorrow so the team can begin work on their test programme.
Takeo Yokoyama Technical Director
"This is the prototype of the 2014 machine. It is a complete new bike, both in terms of engine and chassis. Our plan is to test it now in order to be able to do, eventually, some changes before the post-race test in Valencia in November. Anyway, if Dani and Marc find something in the bike that they feel is a really big improvement compared to their actual RC213V, HRC will do its best to provide it already later this season as we already did last year"