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Lorenzo unworried by early Qatar form

Lorenzo unworried by early Qatar form

Fiat Yamaha rider confident of Saturday improvement before qualifying in Qatar.

Jorge Lorenzo needed a late lap to push himself into the top five at Losail on Friday, but the Spaniard declared himself unpeturbed by events in the first free practice session in Qatar. The Fiat Yamaha rider will look for further improvement on Saturday, at the scene of his maiden MotoGP pole position.

Jorge Lorenzo - 4th

“We had a few problems, mainly in the hard braking areas where I didn’t have such a great feeling with the front tyre, but apart from that it’s been ok. The track was quite dirty so it was difficult to go at 100%, and I think tomorrow it will be much better. At the end today we made a big improvement and my last lap was much better, so I am not worried and I think tomorrow, with more time on track, we can improve. 45 minutes doesn’t feel enough to me but I do understand the reason for this change; if it helps the championship then it’s important and we just need to get used to this new way of working. The track should be much less dirty as well tomorrow so I hope we can start from where we finished tonight and keep going.”

MotoGP, 2009, COMMERCIALBANK GRAND PRIX OF QATAR, Jorge Lorenzo, Fiat Yamaha Team

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