some tight corners, three or four fast comers, both slow and high-speed changes of direction. Normally, when a bike works well around there, it works anywhere.

The Ducati can be quite finicky. Sometimes, you can make a huge change and you won't feel anything. Other times, little bitty changes will be just right. At the end of the first day, we changed the head-pipe—steering head—position, moved the weight around a little bit, did some minor stuff with the suspension and were able to get better grip. In the long, fast corners, I had less chatter, was able to carry a lot more speed and go a lot faster. I was able to find about a second and a half, and that was really encouraging.

After the test, I went straight back to Spain. The doctor did some scans, and it looks like I didn't do any further damage to my arm.

4s far as testing, Hayden leaves no stone unturned. "If there's something out there that's better, I want it," he said. "At this level, if you need a second, you find it one tenth at a time."

Look, I don't want to get carried away. It was just testing, and I know Lorenzo wasn't there because he was hurt. Nonetheless, it was a positive test for me and the team. Plus, it's a lot more fun to get on the plane when you're third-quickest, just four-tenths off the front rather than 1.4 seconds. Hopefully, I can do those lap times when it counts—when we line up in the middle of the night for the first race of the season in Qatar. □

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