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Quotes from the first qualifying session

Quotes from the first qualifying session

Quotes from the first qualifying session

Carlos Checa (1st): `Starting with a new chassis today was a bit risky so to finish in first place after just two hours is very impressive and the work that Yamaha have done has been unbelievable. Our goal from the beginning was to fight for winning and now I think we can do that.´

Max Biaggi (2nd): `I have a good sensation with the new chassis and Yamaha have done a great job getting it ready in just a month and a half. We had a little problem with the carburation but I know that we can solve that because the other bike with the old chassis was working well this morning. I don´t know if we can run those times in the race but we can be competitive.´

Valentino Rossi (3rd): `We were already going fast this morning, especially compared to last year. We have made a lot of changes to the bike, especially to the spring, and it is going a lot better. The tyre is spinning a lot but it was better this afternoon than this morning. After two hours with this bike on this track I think we are definitely going in the right direction.´

Tags:
MotoGP, 2002, Gran Premio Cinzano d'Italia

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