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Domi Egerter: Healthier, fitter and more Yamaha testing/Superbike World Championship

Domi Egerter: Healthier, fitter and more Yamaha testing/Superbike World Championship

Before the European start of the 2024 World Superbike Championship, testing will take place at the Circuit de Catalunya. For Dominik Egerter, this will also be a test of his fitness, as the Yamaha rider can expect a tough work programme.

Superbike fans got a glimpse of this year's balance of power at the season opener at Phillip Island, but conditions on the picturesque Australian circuit do not yet allow for a prediction for the entire season. Only after two or three events in Europe will the favorites emerge this year.

In the Barcelona tests on Thursday and Friday of this week, drivers will have the opportunity to prepare for the race weekend on the 23rd and 24th. Getting ready for March. Some will look for confirmation of previous results, others will focus on fundamentals and tests.

For Dominik Egerter, the test will allow him to test his health. The Swiss contracted a viral infection in January, which is why he had to reduce his training and missed the tests in Jerez and Portimão. However, the 33-year-old impressed in Australia with Nos. 6, 7 and 10 finishes.

“During the two-and-a-half-week break, I was able to continue recovering from the viral infection. I had come to Barcelona a little earlier to train on my motorcycle, motocross and supermoto in the region, which was very good. «The weather forecast is great for the next few days. However, I have a tight schedule because there are a lot of things to test that we didn't have time to do in Australia and I think Yamaha will bring more new parts in. Aside from that, this test is the perfect preparation for the race weekend here in a week, and I I'm looking forward to it!”

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Circuit de Catalunya Barcelona is open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on both days. Sunset at 7 pm.