Starting next year, the MotoGP riders racing suit is considered to come with an air bag (airbag). Repsol Honda Team, in a release said that the three pebalapnya, Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso has been prepared by their sponsors Alpinestars.
"Safety is very important rider and we've completed the third rider airbag tech electronic form Alpinestars Tech Water," a statement from the Repsol Honda.
Alpinestars safety of this technology, according to Honda, really do not give comfort and driver distraction. Because, enabling it does not rely on management information systems or external sources. Thus, the system microprocessor constantly monitors the movement of rider and driver airbag inflates before touching the asphalt.
Alpinestars airbag using a gas mixture of nitrogen and serves less than 45 milliseconds. The length expands more than 5 seconds, after which it slowly deflated.