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Professor Rolfo to lecture at school

Professor Rolfo to lecture at school

Professor Rolfo to lecture at school

Roberto Rolfo is to make a special visit to a local school in Mugello next Thursday to talk to students about motorcycle safety.

Male students – between 14 and 15 years of age – at the Borgo San Lorenzo school will be put to the test on 50cc motorcycles before being lectured by the D' Antin Pramac rider on motorcycle safety.

The Italian rider has his next Grand Prix appointment date marked in red and will be striving for a good result for the home race, the Gran Premio Alice d'Italia, in which he will race on his Italian-factory bike.

"Mugello is not the most important race, but it is special. I am looking forward to racing there in for my home race in front the fans. I will be riding an Italian motorcycle into the bargain.

"The Ducati-Dunlop combination is good and works well – it just gets better each time we race."

Rolfo's best result of the season, so far, was his 13th position finish at Estoril. In the last race at Le Mans he was crashed out and was forced to retire.

"We are progressing with each race. My debut in MotoGP this year his been positive. Estoril has been my best race and I was able to fight against my old 250cc rival Toni. I was doing well in Le Mans until misfortune at the first corner put pay to my chances.

Having just moved up from 250cc category, in which he finished in second position in 2003, the young Italian will face fierce competition in premier class.

"What surprises me the most is the sheer power of the MotoGP bikes – it's incredible! The Ducati, for example, is very aggressive – you have to pay attention to the tyre ware and be fast and consistent at the same time."

Tags:
MotoGP, 2005, GRAN PREMIO ALICE D'ITALIA

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