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Quotes from the main protagonists on the provisional front row

Quotes from the main protagonists on the provisional front row

Quotes from the main protagonists on the provisional front row

Manuel Poggiali (1st): `It´s my first pole position in 250 and I feel happy! Anyway this position is not so important for the race… even if the weather conditions are worse tomorrow I will for sure get my first pole position. Anyway I am hoping for a dry session tomorrow as I need to settle some other things. In particular the rear tyre slipped too much while the front one was perfect. At the end I made a few mistakes trying to improve my lap time. The difference between the 125 and 250 on this track is not so big - just a couple of lines but the rest is the same.

Randy De Puniet (2nd): At the end of the session I did my best to bet pole. Even though I was fastest over three parts of the track I lost pole by a hair´s breadth. I have some problems in the last part of the track and hope to solve them tomorrow. Anyway, I feel confident for the race – this morning I was quickest and my pace is rather good. This is my home race and I feel the pressure – I hope to make a great race for all my fans and supporters.´

Tags:
250cc, 2003, Grand Prix Polini de France

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