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Guintoli comments on special day

Guintoli comments on special day

A pleasant surprise at the top of the timesheets on day one at Brno, Sylvain Guintoli had a tremendous second session in the Czech Republic despite being recently operated on over the summer break.

A pleasant surprise at the top of the timesheets on day one at Brno, Sylvain Guintoli had a tremendous second session in the Czech Republic despite being recently operated on over the summer break.

The Frenchman, who underwent minor surgery to correct arm pump two weeks ago, used a special Dunlop qualifying tyre to put in his fastest lap of the day. With his final lap he edged the seemingly unstoppable Casey Stoner and, although he is aware of the qualifying/race tyre differential, Guintoli is still understandably pleased with developments at Brno.

It was a good surprise for me, but I felt good this morning and we then improved the bike a lot during the day. Chassis-wise the changes worked, and also to be top of the timesheet is something specialit was brilliant really, said a delighted Guintoli after the session.Ive got a good setup here and my arms are feeling good, so its all positive, he added, before turning his attention to some of the talk surrounding the Yamaha Tech 3 line-up for 2008.

Its always important to do well, but especially now that contracts are being talked about. Im just waiting for the offers now! joked the likeable rookie.

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MotoGP, 2007, CARDION AB GRAND PRIX ČESKÉ REPUBLIKY, Sylvain Guintoli

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