Due to the news from Bridgestone, the MotoGP race director has implemented a special rule for the first time in the series history.
Bridgestone slick compounds available: Front: Medium & Hard. Rear: Soft, Medium (Symmetric) & Hard (Asymmetric) and if rain comes, Bridgestone wet tyre compounds available: Hard (Main) & Soft (Alternative)
Pace set by Pedrosa on opening day of first official MotoGP test
Bridgestone’s Manager of Motorsport Tyre Development, Shinji Aoki, was closely involved in the analysis of the rear tyres