MotoGP, F1-format Aprilia with the Pitot tube

The Noale manufacturer, currently testing in Qatar, has mounted sensors on the RS-GP that are mainly used in F1

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Massimo Rivola is bringing all his Formula 1-derived experience to MotoGP and the Aprilia garage. In addition to the managerial aspects, however, it seems that Rivola has also given advice to the engineers of the Noale manufacturer and in these days during the tests in Qatar we can see Pitot tubes - sensors that are now traditional in F1 as you can see from this photo by Giorgio Piola published on Motorsport.com - on the RS -GP.

Pitot tubes are used on all aircraft and in motor racing (typically Formula One, during pre-season tests) as a sensor to determine the air speed of the vehicle and in wind tunnels for the measurement of the flow of air. Here a detail of how Aprilia used the sensor in today's Qatar tests.

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