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Quotes from the top three riders on the grid

Quotes from the top three riders on the grid

Quotes from the top three riders on the grid

Dani Pedrosa (1st): `I am delighted to be on pole in these conditions, the team worked very hard to improve on yesterday. It will be a very strategic race tomorrow and I think that it could be decided in the last corner. Whoever is in second place could have an advantage because it is a long final straight with the wind in your face.´

Manuel Poggiali (2nd): `I have never seen weather like this at Estoril before – always windy but usually sunny too. Luckily I had chance to try my race tyre and I was very happy with it. I am disappointed not to be on pole because after the last couple of races it would have been a nice boost for me but the race will be a different story.´

Youichi Ui (3rd): `I had a bad session. The engine on one of my bikes broke and I had problems on the other machine which I can´t talk about. I cannot ride in those conditions. I am lucky it the weather was bad and I am still on the front row. I´m sure things will be okay for the race.´

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125cc, 2002, Grande Premio Marlboro de Portugal

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