So, you want to be a MotoGP™ crew chief?

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a MotoGP™ rider’s right-hand man inside the box? “So we’re quite fortunate in Suzuki that they give you full responsibility… with every aspect,” says Carchedi, who has experience across the motorcycle racing world in British Superbikes and WorldSBK, alongside MotoGP™. They’re there in all the meetings, they want to know what’s going on. “So we do have a, what I would say, is quite a high level of control, which can be quite dangerous! “I mean, we have a big say on the electronics, the chassis… I was fortunate, I’ve worked on both, so I have a quite high knowledge. So I would say every race, every session, every evening is a different aspect. There may be an evening and you turn into this psychology guy, and you know, maybe they’re struggling.

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