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MotoGP Top Three Quotes

MotoGP Top Three Quotes

MotoGP Top Three Quotes

Valentino Rossi

It was an unbelievable race for me and the team, because in practice we were always struggling. I need to say sorry to my M1, because yesterday was the first time that I doubted if I could win. Big thanks to Jeremy and all the mechanics, they changed some things this morning and again this afternoon. Today the M1 flew and Michelin helped so much. It was a great start, but escaping from the others was impossible. I had another great battle with Marco, and in the end I was able to cross the line in front. Also, I have to mention this; Italy are football World Champions so it is a good sign.

Marco Melandri

Another fight with Valentino, it was for second at Donington and for the win here. Valentino was so fast, and my rhythm was not too good, although following people it wasn't as bad. I wanted to pass Valentino but the moment was wrong and he was too strong. On the last two corners he closed the door on me, so I tried on the outside. If I fight like that every Sunday then I'm sure that I can win again this season.

Nicky Hayden

Once I'd got past Dani then I thought that I might have a chance. I didn't want to overtake just one of Valentino and Marco, make a mistake and then let Dani get me again. I thought that at the bottom of the hill Marco might open the door for me, but he moved earlier than I thought and I wasn't able to capitalise. I'm not completely satisfied, because normally it's a good track for me. Today I had a good shot but couldn't get it done, although I enjoyed the battle and the team did a great job.

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MotoGP, 2006, betandwin.com MOTORRAD GRAND PRIX DEUTSCHLAND, RAC

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