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New leader Pedrosa happy with second

New leader Pedrosa happy with second

Repsol Honda´s Dani Pedrosa is the new MotoGP World Championship leader after his latest podium in Assen.

Nobody was going to catch Casey Stoner in Assen after the Ducati rider broke free, but Dani Pedrosa´s efforts were rewarded with second in the race and the lead of the MotoGP World Championship.

Dani Pedrosa – Second

`I´m happy with this result because it was a difficult race and I´m happy to be in the World Championship lead once again, the 20 points we got here are very important. We´ve struggled a little bit during practice here, but my team have worked really hard, so a big thanks to all of them. Yesterday I was able to qualify on a MotoGP front row for the first time at Assen. Today I did my best in the race but unfortunately we couldn´t go with Casey because he was so fast. Now we need to keep working hard because we must try to close the gap over the next few races. Sachsenring is next. We had a great win there last year and we will try to the same again this year.´

Tags:
MotoGP, 2008, A-STYLE TT ASSEN, Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda Team

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