Bradley Smith (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini) + 1.372
10. Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) + 1.483
Wheat from the Chaff
At KTM, Bradley Smith had a full day going through a test program of parts, including testing a chassis that Pol Espargaro has been
his knee picked up in the crash at the Sachsenring, the testing work will fall squarely on the shoulders of Bradley Smith.
It is still uncertain whether Espargaro will be fit in time for KTM's home race, the Austrian round of
, and the stories of disaffection in Yamaha, such as Maverick Viñales looking to replace crew chief Ramon Forcada with Bradley Smith's crew chief Esteban Garcia, had had an effect on all involved.
"It's always easier to work in a
Bradley Smith was not able to make the progress that his teammate did, as he was given test donkey work to do
With Espargaro monopolizing the engine, Bradley Smith worked on lots of other areas of the bike instead. That included frames, swingarm, chassis, as well as the WP
Bradley Smith is determined to earn a seat back at Tech3, but will need to have a very strong season if he
The Spaniard has outperformed his teammate Bradley Smith, and with the Austrian factory's MotoGP project moving from the development phase to the point where they need to
Adios Bradley Smith. Petrucci heads for Aprilia. Sayonara Scott Redding. For now, only the Bagnaia deal is official. There figure to be
Bradley Smith had to deal with the pressures of expectation last year, and he knows that teething issues will be no excuse