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Gibernau warns fans

Gibernau warns fans

Gibernau warns fans

Sete Gibernau has warned his legion of Spanish fans not to expect too much in tomorrow's race at Jerez despite starting from the front row of the grid. Gibernau commented that the rain which fell today meant that the team were unable to solve the problems they have encountered with the new chassis since the first round at South Africa and said he was hoping to gather more information during a dry race tomorrow.

"It is difficult to sort out our problem in the space of one Grand Prix – the only thing we can do is try and understand it more and the weather certainly hasn't helped us in that," commented the Spaniard. "My heart says I want to win but my head is telling me it will be difficult.

"The fans here are like an extra gear for us and as always I will give them everything I have and more, but I just don't have the rhythm to feel confident about tomorrow. It is difficult to say what our race strategy will be. I would have liked to have carried our work from yesterday through to today on a dry circuit but it wasn't to be.

"We haven't done much testing in the wet either so it will be tough. I don't want to lie to anybody – I don't have a good rhythm for the race. I am really motivated for it though, I will go out to win but I am a realist and I know it's going to be hard.

"Despite everything I do want a dry race so that we can understand things better for next time."

Tags:
MotoGP, 2004, GRAN PREMIO MARLBORO DE ESPAÑA

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