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Dovizioso: “I had a problem at the last corner on lap 2”

Dovizioso: “I had a problem at the last corner on lap 2”

Andrea Dovizioso talks us through the incident that meant he had to rejoin the race in 25th place, before crossing the line in ninth.

Dovizioso instead had a problem on lap 2 of the race when he braked for the final corner and went straight on into the run-off area. The Italian then rejoined in last place and began a good recovery through the field that took him up to ninth place at the chequered flag.

Andrea Dovizioso:
“I am disappointed about today’s result, because I could probably have fought for fourth place with Crutchlow. We didn’t have the race pace to be able to aim for the podium, but in any case it was a real shame not to have picked up those points. I had a problem at the last corner on lap 2, when I made a small mistake and the bike almost switched off. I almost crashed because I lost my balance and had to go straight on into the gravel, but when I got back onto the track I felt that the bike had no problems and so I started to push hard once again. I was in last place and I had to overtake many slower riders, losing a lot of time, and at the end I couldn’t get any further up than ninth. It’s a pity, because even though the podium was out of reach for us today judging by the pace of the first three, I feel sure we could have scored some really good points.”

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MotoGP, 2015, GRAN PREMIO bwin DE ESPAÑA, RAC, Andrea Dovizioso

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