One of the key features of the Czech race weekend was the weather, with extremely heavy downpours punctuating the summer sunshine and making riding conditions very challenging and unpredictable.
Andrea Dosoli, Yamaha Motor Europe Road Racing Manager, commented:
“The weather conditions strongly influenced the activities of our teams and riders, but I’m happy to see the level of preparation reached by all of them. They were always ready and always took the right decisions for tyre choice. I would like to congratulate the local organisers, who succeeded in increasing the number of spectators by 45%, reaching the important figure of 53.800, despite the variable weather conditions. It was great to see so many fans throughout the event. From a result side it was a very mixed weekend for us; the results achieved by our riders are far behind the level of performance shown during the race, especially in WorldSBK where we could have drastically reduced the gap with the leader, potentially to just 44 points.”