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Quotes from the top three riders on the provisional grid

Quotes from the top three riders on the provisional grid

Quotes from the top three riders on the provisional grid

Tohru Ukawa (1st): `We had a really difficult morning with all sorts of set-up problems. Before the afternoon session the team worked really hard and we had two powerful motorcycles again. We then started to work on the fine tuning, using the data we had from testing and things started to feel a lot better. We´re not quite there but some more good work on the suspension set-up will give more drive and a front row start for the race.´

Valentino Rossi (2nd): `I have a very strange feeling on the bike. If I brake sweet, I brake too early, if I try harder, I make some mistake. The back tyre seems to be in the air and has a feeling like it is on the sea. From this morning the bike is handling better but we still have much more work to do.´

Daijiro Kato (3rd): `At the end of the session I made a little mistake and I couldn´t control the bike. It was a normal crash and luckily without damage to me. Anyway I am satisfied because we found the right direction on the perfect settings we need for the race.´

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MotoGP, 2002, Gauloises Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix

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