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MotoGP on quads along the sand dunes

MotoGP on quads along the sand dunes

MotoGP on quads along the sand dunes

Alex Hofmann and John Hopkins enjoyed some four-wheel fun this morning, before heading to the Losail circuit for the last preparations of the GP Commercialbank of Qatar.

The Pramac d'Antin and Rizla Suzuki riders exchanged their usual machinery for quads, to tackle the dunes of the Doha Sealine Beach Resort.

`It was actually my first time riding in the sand, and that was good fun !´, explained Hofmann. `It was a bit unusual for sure, but you can do some good jumps on the bump, that was pretty cool." Hopkins also tried his best aboard powerful quads. `I'm used to riding in the sand as we do that a lot during the winter in California. It was cool to have a go at it with Alex, because we have known each other for a while and we often do some motocross together´ About Suzuki's winter test at Losail, the Anglo-american explained that "we tested here at Losail during the winter. We were a bit behind the Yamahas, but we definitely improved compared to last season, so we are looking forward to this week-end."

Tags:
MotoGP, 2006, COMMERCIALBANK GRAND PRIX OF QATAR

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