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Tight Thursday time gap `not important´ to Dovizioso

Tight Thursday time gap `not important´ to Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso unconcerned after eleventh place in first MotoGP Assen sessions

Whilst on paper eleventh place looks some way off Andrea Dovizioso´s expectations, the JiR Team Scot rider is unconcerned on account of the closeness of the top ten and his own belief in the potential for improvement.

Andrea Dovizioso - Eleventh

`The gap of three tenths to fourth is not important as many of us are all together within a second and I know that we can improve. We are working to improve the overall stability of the bike, which in braking and in the corners doesn´t give me the confidence I'm looking for at the moment. We tried today a lot of tyres and made many runs but it´s not so obvious at the moment which we will use for the race, which in my opinion will be run in the 1m 37 bracket which I feel I can reach. This pace could make for an interesting race. With the MotoGP bike Assen remains one of the tracks, which are not my favourite, but today is the first day and I think that tomorrow things will be easier for us. This is another reason why I´m not worried by our position of 11th overall today.´

MotoGP, 2008, A-STYLE TT ASSEN, Andrea Dovizioso, JiR Team Scot MotoGP

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