No Suzuki, Yamaha, Honda or Ktm in this year since they were not significantly changed. Poor Ducati can't catch a break. Last year they were slammed for not allowing tire changes and this year, after allowing the change, they placed third because the tc didn't do well with dunlop slicks. The testers did admit the bike handled much better at the launch at Cota where it had Pirelli slicks. (This was on the R, btw) Aprilia took a beating last year for having a sick motor. This year, they slammed fuelling and instrusive tc. It finsihed second from last. So they loved the BMW again, and placed it tops. They did not have the HP4 version in the test or I'm sure the results would have really been ugly. The kawi was liked for its smooth power and finished second. MV's entry got totally ragged on. The factory switched to a new ECU this year that supposedly will include a downshift blipper in the future, but the fueling was terrible. My reaction to the midpack finish of the Pani R: So they gimped the tire setup on a $30k homologation special and rated it's performance behind two bikes costing half that. I'm calling foul.