Capirossi and Checa Have Successful Bridgestone Debuts
Loris Capirossi and Carlo Checa have made successful debuts, testing tyres for Bridgestone. The riders were testing Japanese rubber after Ducati switched suppliers from Michelin to Bridgestone. Capirossi shone with best results followed by Checa. The Aprilia, Proton-KTM and Kawasaki were also testing in Jerez.