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Gibernau loses vital ground in title chase

Gibernau loses vital ground in title chase

Gibernau loses vital ground in title chase

Movistar Hondas Sete Gibernau did not pick up the result he was after in the Italian GP in Megullo today, despite his strong performances during the practice sessions. The Spaniard crashed out of fourth place in the early stages of the race as he strived to catch the leaders.

I decided that only a victory would do for me at this Grand Prix and I crashed because I was trying to chase the pace at the front, said Gibernau, who is now fourth overall, 67 points behind series leader Valentino Rossi.

Im not going to start looking for excuses weve done a bad job here, myself more than anybody, and thats it. I cant explain why we can do such a good job all weekend and then not come out with the result in the race, because we are capable of being competitive.

I cant deny that the championship is slipping away from me already but Im not going to throw the towel in. I just want to win as many races as possible and not think any further than that. Id like Catalunya to be a turning point.

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

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