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MotoGP rostrum riders review Estoril race

MotoGP rostrum riders review Estoril race

The champagne freshly sprayed on their leathers, the MotoGP podium finishers faced the cameras to give their views on an incredible race in Portugal. Taking centre stage was, of course, rookie race winner Jorge Lorenzo.

The champagne freshly sprayed on their leathers, the MotoGP podium finishers faced the cameras to give their views on an incredible race in Portugal. Taking centre stage was, of course, rookie race winner Jorge Lorenzo.

Jorge Lorenzo – Race Winner

`First of all I have to thank Yamaha and all my sponsors for the trust that they placed in me. It is unbelievable to be here in MotoGP, to win in Estoril.

`The start of the race was crazy! I took a big risk passing Valentino, but luckily I got past him OK and was able to break away. Tomorrow I will undergo an operation on my arm pump, but for now I will celebrate as if it was the last day on earth!´

Dani Pedrosa – Second Placed

`I am happy with this second place. At the beginning of the race things were difficult; the pace wasn´t so fast to start with, but it picked up later. Thanks to everybody.´

Valentino Rossi – Third Placed

`At the end of the day, it´s not a bad result for us, because Portugal isn´t the best track for Bridgestone. I made a good start, and tried to set the pace early, but then the tyres started to slide a bit and I had to let Pedrosa past. It´s my second podium in a row, so I can be happy with that.´

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MotoGP, 2008, bwin.com GRANDE PREMIO DE PORTUGAL

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