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2022 Honda 'much better', but needs speed to fight Ducati

After two difficult seasons, exacerbated by injuries for star rider Marc Marquez, Honda has made radical changes to its RC213V for the 2022 MotoGP World Championship. One of the top priorities for the modifications, which cover virtually every aspect of the motorcycle, is an increase in rear grip. The issue not only limited the lap time but increased the risk level for its riders last year, with Marc Marquez (22), Pol Espargaro (20) and Alex Marquez (19) falling more times than all but Iker Lecuona (KTM, 26). "Last season we definitely really struggled about the rear grip," said LCR's Takaaki Nakagami, who escaped with 12 accidents. "And unfortunately, we tried many things,...
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