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Quotes from the protagonists of the first qualifying session

Quotes from the protagonists of the first qualifying session

Quotes from the protagonists of the first qualifying session

Marco Melandri (1st): `With 10 minutes to go I was very worried about the setting of my bike and wasn't even thinking about setting the fastest lap. We did a lot of work on the rear suspension where we thought the problem was but it was when I changed my rear tyre that I really noticed the difference and was able to set a good lap. Tomorrow we will try and find the right tyres for the race.´

Emilio Alzamora (2nd): `The track is very slippery for a 250 and it is difficult to find the right combination between tyres and suspension. It will be important to repeat this level of performance tomorrow and get a good start in the race because I need to be with the lead group from the start. I am looking forward to racing in front of the Spanish fans.´

Randy de Puniet (3rd): `Things continue to go very well for me and I'm quite satisfied with third place. We're getting a good set-up sorted out, especially in the cycle part, which is really important here because of the bumps, and I hope that I can carry on making good times like this throughout the weekend.´

Tags:
250cc, 2002, Gran Premio Marlboro de España

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