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Fujinami roots for Tamada and Gibernau

Fujinami roots for Tamada and Gibernau

Fujinami roots for Tamada and Gibernau

Trial World Champion Takahisa Fujinami visited the MotoGP paddock today in Catalunya. The 25-year-old resides less than 100km from the Catalunya circuit and decided to indulge in some MotoGP action with his family while he enjoys a short break between the US and the Andorran rounds of the Trial Championship.

"Makoto is a good friend and I also know Sete quite well, so I'd like to see one of them on the first step of the podium tomorrow," said Fujinami. "Makoto looks pretty good at Catalunya, so he may have a chance to win, if not, I hope Sete will make it!" The Montesa-Honda star is brilliantly defending his title, leading the Championship after the first four rounds.
"The start of the season wasn't that great, we had to work a lot on the 4-stroke engine. But now, we improve every time we ride this bike," explained the Japanese.. "I missed the podium in the early rounds, but with my win in Japan and my podium last weekend in the States, the situation is much better now and I'm very happy."

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MotoGP, 2005, GRAN PREMI GAULOISES DE CATALUNYA, Makoto Tamada

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