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Toth: "2006 will be the year of Team Toth"

Toth: '2006 will be the year of Team Toth'

Toth: "2006 will be the year of Team Toth"

After positive preseason tests for Team Toth, both the Hungarian team's riders travelled back to Italy and Hungary for a short break before the Official tests in Catalunya and Jerez.

Roberto Locatelli and Imre Toth were presented this morning with their new 2006 bike decorations. Both riders will carry the same respective numbers as in previous years. The Italian Roberto Locatelli will race with number 15 and Imre Toth with 45.

Locatelli arrived in Budapest on Wednesday evening, and was very excited to see Budapest for the first time. He was just as pleased with his 2006 ride.

"Budapest is beautiful. Unbelievably big and busy. My new bike design is pretty cool, I like it very much and I hope that I can earn some good results for the team this year. I felt very comfortable in preseason with my bike and the test times weren't so bad. I was in the leading group every time and my laps were the fastest in Jerez. I'm looking forward to the first race."

Teammate Imre Toth displayed a mixture of both realism and excitement in his comments to the media.

"The last few days were very busy for us. Organising the press conference, trying to find the time for gym training... Anyway, I'm a bit tired but it was great to see my team and my bike resplendent with the new design. All the journalists asked me what I could promise for 2006. Well, I'm not promising anything. Like any rider I will do my best, and of course it would be nice to finish on the podium. I know that we have a lot of work to do, but during the preseason tests all my mechanics worked well. I feel that 2006 will be our year, the year of Team Toth."

250cc, 2006, Imre Toth

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