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Quotes from the MotoGP top three

Quotes from the MotoGP top three

Quotes from the MotoGP top three

Loris Capirossi

"Tomorrow's going to be different, but we have done a good job in practice with a number of fast laps, which we continued with when we switched to qualifiers. Let's just cross our fingers and hope that it doesn't rain tomorrow."

Valentino Rossi

"For sure I am very happy to be on the front row again for the fourth race in a row. My M1 has worked well from the start here so we've been able to work on the setting with various different things and then mix everything together to find the very best race set-up. Now it seems we're in good shape. The bike worked very well also with the qualifying tyre and I had very good grip. Unfortunately I lost one qualifying tyre when Hopkins crashed in front of me, but luckily my team did a great job with the pit-stop – it was even faster than a Formula 1 team! Fortunately I made a good lap with the final tyre and now we're starting from second. I am happy; tomorrow will be a difficult race but I am quite confident."

Marco Melandri

"It's been good for me and we're having a good weekend. I'm feeling better with the qualifying tyres than in the last few races, and a top five position on the grid was my goal for today. Tomorrow will be a hard race because of the amount of riders who arrive here in form."

Tags:
MotoGP, 2006, A-STYLE GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN

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