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So-so day for Dovizioso in Spain

So-so day for Dovizioso in Spain

Dovizioso qualifies eight on Repsol Honda machine.

Andrea Dovizioso was badly affected in his quest for the front row by wind and tyre difficulties in Jerez. The Italian qualified eighth for the Gran Premio de España, although he thinks that the situation can still be rescued.

Andrea Dovizioso -Eighth

“It has been a tricky session for everybody because it was really windy and this meant we couldn’t confirm some set-up improvements that we were testing. This morning we made some adjustments that gave us some positive feedback, and we wanted to keep working on them, but we couldn’t test properly this afternoon because of the strong wind. Still, we improved our race pace which is very important, it’s just a pity that we will start from the third row. I think I could have been on the second row but during my fast lap I had a moment and lost the front in T4. Tomorrow morning we will work on further improving the feeling of mid-corner stability at the front. For the race I’ll have to make a good start because we cannot afford to lose contact with the guys in front."

MotoGP, 2009, GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA, Andrea Dovizioso, Repsol Honda Team

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