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Pirro: “It was a really emotional weekend”

Pirro: “It was a really emotional weekend”

Ducati Team wild card rider Michele Pirro cannot hide his feelings after qualifying in sixth and finishing the race in eighth at Mugello.

Pirro had a good run after starting from row 2 thanks to a sixth fastest time in yesterday’s qualifying session. The Ducati Test Team test-rider, making his first wild-card appearance of the year on a GP15, finished the TIM Italian GP in eighth place.

Michele Pirro: “I am satisfied with the way my Italian GP went, but I’m sorry for Dovizioso’s retirement and congratulations to Iannone for getting a podium finish. As for me, it was a really emotional weekend: I was fourth yesterday morning, I was on the second row of the grid with sixth quickest time, and in the end I finished in eighth place. My aim was to finish less than 30 seconds down on the winner and I managed to do so, so I’d like to thank Ducati, the guys in the test team and everyone working back in the factory. We have gathered some useful indications, and so I hope to be able to do better in the next race because we have a lot of potential.” 

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MotoGP, 2015, GRAN PREMIO D'ITALIA TIM, RAC, Michele Pirro, Ducati Team

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