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Monday, March 14, 2011

Rossi Optimistic about Ducati Opportunities

Valentino Rossi's feeling more optimistic about opportunities in the series opener Ducati MotoGP 2011 in Qatar, March 20. "The Doctor" suggests that after initial training at the Losail Circuit, Qatar, on Sunday (13/3/11), although only ranked eighth.

In these tests, which is the last pre-season testing, Rossi had a small accident and 0.7 seconds adrift of the Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa, who became the fastest. According to seven-times MotoGP world champion, the appearance of Ducati in Qatar is already better than the two previous exercises in Sepang, Malaysia.

"It's not too bad, because I felt it was better with the motor, and motors are also more good on this track," Rossi said in an interview with the official MotoGP site.

"I can race with a better way. The speed we are also good, because we're not too far behind.

"Indeed, we only ranked eight, so it must make improvements in order to perform optimally. But we have some ideas and modifications that will be tested tomorrow (today)."

Italian rider admitted, this Monday's workout will be very crucial, because the final preparations before the new season rolling this weekend. Even so, winning nine titles this motor racing remains optimistic, Ducati still to be reckoned with, in addition to Honda and Yamaha.

"Sure, tomorrow is an important day because the series opener next weekend," said Rossi.

"We must strive for better. But I am more happy than with what happened in Sepang, since we are only 0.7 seconds left. The distance of all riders are very close."

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