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Gibernau accepts blame for crash

Gibernau accepts blame for crash

Gibernau accepts blame for crash

Sete Gibernau accepted the blame for his crash at the Cinzano Rio Grand Prix on Sunday, admitting a personal mistake was the reason for his demise on the second lap. The Spaniard watched from pit-lane with relief as his championship rival Valentino Rossi also hit the gravel just twelve laps later, and says he is already looking forward to making up for his error at the Sachsenring in two weeks time.

It was a shame because after doing some excellent work with the team, a small error by me cost us dear, admitted Gibernau. We had found a great rhythm and had a really good chance of winning here, but in the end the circumstances of the race did not allow us to.

The sad thing is that we could have opened up a big lead. I feel sorry for the team because they gave everything, as always, but it wasnt to be.

I am sad because of what happened, but the championship is still wide open and my moral is really good to come back in Germany.

MotoGP, 2004

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