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Fortuna Honda eager to compete in United States

Fortuna Honda eager to compete in United States

Fortuna Honda eager to compete in United States

After one of the most exciting races of the season in Germany, the MotoGP tour heads to Laguna Seca for the eagerly anticipated US Grand Prix. The Fortuna Honda riders Marco Melandri and Toni Elias look forward to the American round that will be disputed on the historical track of Laguna Seca in California. Marco Melandri
"I like the layout of Laguna Seca, it's an impressive track where it's fun to race. Last year I made a mistake in the approach to a track that was new to me and this spoiled my race weekend. Fortunately during the warm up we found a good set up and I started to understand the track. This year my approach will be completely different as I have learnt a lot from that experience".

"I look forward to race in the United States. I feel confident and also my physical conditions have improved a lot. After two incredible races in England and in Germany, I know that I have all what I need to battle every weekend for the front positions. I'm motivated and I want to face one race at the time."

Toni Elías
"Laguna Seca is an historical track, a myth. I remember that I was watching with great admiration the races at Laguna since I was a child so it's great to race there. I like the track, it's so different from every other circuits. It's difficult and demanding. From the TV you cannot realize how is the Corkscrew, it's an impressive curve, similar to a big wave. I really look forward to go to the States. I'd like to do a good race, hoping to be able to get some rest in before and to improve my physical conditions. In fact last week in Germany I suffered a lot form the injury at the left shoulder."

Tags:
MotoGP, 2006, RED BULL U.S. GRAND PRIX

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