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MotoGP podium reflections

MotoGP podium reflections

The verdict from Rossi, Pedrosa and Stoner after rostrum finishes.

Having completed an exhausting Pramac Grand Prix of China, the MotoGP podium finishers gave their views on the action in Shanghai.

Valentino Rossi – Race Winner

`I´m very, very happy, as it´s been a long time without victory. This was a difficult period; we changed tyres and we had to work very hard. I knew that we had good potential and we felt good from Friday. This is the first time that I was able to ride at a good pace after 15 laps.

`This morning I was upset when I saw rain, but when I saw it may be possible to ride in the dry I thought that I could win. I really had to push to beat Dani; it was a great victory for us.´

Dani Pedrosa – Second Place

`It was a hard race, every lap was faster and faster. In the end I just slowed down because I saw that I couldn't get Valentino, and just decided to keep the engine alive and finish second. I'm very happy to take second here.´

Casey Stoner – Third Place

`The sighting lap let us know that it was going to be dry, although we were advised to go for a softer compound. I don't know if we would have been better with a harder compound. The team worked hard as always, but we have room to improve and I´m not entirely satisfied with this result.´


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