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Folger "excited and confident" ahead of the Italian GP

German rider raring to go as he prepares to tackle the legendary circuit on a MotoGP™ machine for the first time

Jonas Folger (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) is having an impressive first half of his rookie MotoGP™ season, with his consistency best explained by a simple statistic: the German is the only rider on the grid to have scored points in every race so far.

Having had a more difficult qualifying in France, the German nevertheless recovered to yet another solid top ten as he settles into life in the premier class - and is now excited to get back on track at legendary Mugello, a track that should suit the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 machine.

Jonas Folger: “I am looking forward to racing at the legendary Mugello circuit because of the track that it is and also because we did a great job in Le Mans. Unfortunately, my qualifying result in France on Saturday wasn’t as high up the grid as what I had hoped for, so I have to try to be more confident over the weekend in Mugello. I am fully determined and I will do my best to fight nearer to the front and get a better position on Sunday. Mugello is a great track and the Yamaha suits the nature of the circuit well, so I am really excited and confident about the race in Italy.” 

Heading home with important points from Le Mans ???????? see you soon in Italy ???? ???? @gpfever

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