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Press Conference Quotes

Nicky Hayden

It's not just another race, I don't think anyone would be fooled if I were to say that. It's important, I know what this race means, but I can't ride any differently to how I have been. I can't afford anything like clutch slips to reoccur, as recently I've been lucky not to have had a DNF. Nobody has really dominated this year, and I think my consistency has shown through even though I haven't had lots of wins. This season, with the great riders that we have, I don't think anybody would be able to put together four wins in a row or 9 victories in a season.

Valentino Rossi

It is a difficult track, but I've been able to win here with both Yamaha and Honda, in the wet and in the dry. I was very lucky last year to get 20 points. I can imagine the title being decided on the last lap of the last race at Valencia.

After the triple flyaway I just trained, relaxed and saw my friends, taking a break and preparing for these two important races.

Loris Capirossi

The last four races have been amazing. The championship is quite far away for me, but third is close for us and I think it is achievable. I'm going to try to attack here and at Valencia, although in Portugal finding the right setting is difficult.

Casey Stoner

The last half of the season has been disappointing for me; there have been a few mistakes with the settings, and I've made some too. The big thing for me has been that I still haven't got another podium since Turkey. I just have to pick myself up now and try and end on a high.

I suppose we are nearer to a conclusion to the saga of what I'll be doing next season, because we are nearer the end of 2006!.

Sete Gibernau

My form is returning, even though I'm not at 100%. I have a good feeling on the bike and I'm pretty happy right now. I enjoyed the 800cc testing, the GP07 felt more like a 500cc two stroke than the bikes we use now, which suits my style a lot better.

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MotoGP, 2006, bwin.com GRANDE PREMIO DE PORTUGAL

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