MotoGP 2016: the best “last of the late brakers” of Autodromo del Mugello


 The best five “last of the late brakers” of Autodromo del Mugello

​The Autodromo del Mugello, which hosts the sixth round of 2016 MotoGP World Championship, offers attractive features. It’s not a particularly demanding circuit for the braking systems, with the exception of the first cut out after the finish line. According to the data supplied by Brembo technical team, when braking at the end of the slope before San Donato bend, speed slows down from max. 351 km/h to 91 km/h.


This manoeuvre takes 5,6 seconds in 318 metres. During this phase, the temperature of carbon brake discs reaches about 700°C. At the end of the official qualifying session, each team has supplied the telemetry data gathered. Thanks to the values obtained, the standings of the best “last of the late brakers” – i.e., those who begin braking closer to the chord point of San Donato bend – have been assessed..


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The best five “last of the late brakers”:

1) Valentino Rossi (46) Yamaha, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP


2) Marc Marquez (93) Honda, Repsol Honda Team


3) Andrea Iannone (29) Ducati, Ducati Team


4) Maverick Vinales (25) Suzuki, Team SUZUKI ECSTAR


5) Jorge Lorenzo (99) Yamaha, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP