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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

Alex Barros (1st): `I could have gone even faster but the wind was troubling me a lot. It was difficult to open the throttle on the exit of the corner because the wind was making it unstable. In these conditions the two-strokes have gone better and the two-stroke riders have put in good performances.´

Garry McCoy (2nd): `The wind is inconsistent and incredibly strong, stronger than anything I have raced in all year and a bit like Portugal in 2000. I felt I could have even gone a bit quicker in that last session. The tyres are working pretty good in the cooler conditions and it´s an ideal day today to be running Dunlops.´

Jeremy McWilliams (3rd): `I thought I might have ended up on pole today. The bike set-up is good, but I was getting one good lap then one not so good, instead of a good consistent run. I´ve been building myself up for this event all year. I love this track and it´s twice as nice when the wind drops.´

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MotoGP, 2002, SKYY VODKA Australian Grand Prix

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