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Quotes from the top three riders after the final qualifying session

Quotes from the top three riders after the final qualifying session

Quotes from the top three riders after the final qualifying session

Valentino Rossi (1st): `The perfect setting is impossible here because the surface is so bumpy but today we have made a good step. We have found a good tyre for the race, it was sliding a little bit on the right side but that should be okay. Hopefully we will have good weather for the race tomorrow.´

Loris Capirossi (2nd): `It was very tough in Suzuka and we didn´t have a good race so ever since then I have been focusing on coming to South Africa. I am pleased to be so close to Valentino even though we didn´t get pole and we hope to finish in the top three tomorrow.´

Tohru Ukawa (3rd): `I crashed in the first race at Suzuka so I am looking to put that right here. I have good memories from last year when I finished on the podium. We have a good set-up and have tested tyre endurance so hopefully I can repeat that result.´

Tags:
MotoGP, 2002, Africa's Grand Prix

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