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Two Movistar Yamaha, Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi. Photo / Motorsport

BURIRAM - Kubu Movistar Yamaha seems to have to admit left behind from other teams about the preparations ahead of 2018 MotoGP. At the time when competitors appear violent in pre-season test session, Movistar Yamaha actually keteteran overcome the problems they are experiencing.

In the Circuit Buriram, Thailand, Sunday (18/2/2018), duo Movistar Yamaha, Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi failed to record his time in the best position. On the last occasion, Vinales with 1 minute 30,590 seconds incision is in 12th place. While Rossi with 1 minute 30,511 seconds is in the 10th rank.

Mentioned about the bad results he achieved, Vinales admitted still not comfortable with his ride, Yamaha YZR-M1. He was frustrated because ahead of the start of 2018 MotoGP, the problem has not been resolved.

"In the six months I have not been comfortable with this bike yet, we have the same problem in every race and we have not found the obstacle, it certainly frustrates us," Vinales said in a report on the official MotoGP website.

"Our competitors are already working better, Yamaha does have Johann Zarco in the front position, but we also have to fight hard because the team has difficulty breaking into the top 10 so far things have not gone right," he regrets.

The complaint was also made by Rossi. He hopes the obstacles can be solved well when the last preseason test was held at Losail Circuit, Qatar, March 1-3, 2018. (Read also: Rossi and Vinales Ragu Yamaha Can Perform Violent Season 2018)

"It's a very tough pre-season test, we have to improve because we're no better than last year, especially on the issue of electronic devices, so I think there's a lot of things we have to do," Rossi said.

"Yes at this time we still have to fight again, hopefully our performance in Qatar will be better," he hoped. (Read also: Valentino Rossi: Yamaha Weapon Next Season Just Fate)

This was shared by Team Manager Massimo Meregalli. He believes that Movistar Yamaha will soon clean up before the start of the official competition.

"We are working to fix the problem on electronic devices, we still have the opportunity to fix ourselves," he said.
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