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New exhaust “less distracting” for Dovizioso


Andrea Dovizioso was outpaced by Ducati test rider Michele Pirro on the opening day of practice at Misano but the Italian felt that there was little need for this to be a cause of concern given Pirro’s testing at the … Continue reading

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Dovi expecting a tough race at Laguna


The United States Grand Prix will be a challenge for Andrea Dovizioso with the Ducati rider admitting after qualifying that he has no answer for the pace of the riders in front of him on the grid. The Italian said … Continue reading

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Dovi: “no excuse” for kicking Barbera


Andrea Dovizioso struggled today and failed to make it out of Q1 but the Italian’s speed was not the issue after the session. In the closing stages Dovizioso was approaching Hector Barbera on a fast lap when the Spaniard blocked … Continue reading

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Dovi makes progress on Friday


Ducati are struggling at Assen with Andrea Dovizioso 11th fastest in the dry but a more encouraging fifth fastest in the wet. Speaking after the afternoon session Dovizioso said: “In the wet we know that we are quite fast but … Continue reading

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Ducati had front pace but expects difficult race


Ducati had a promising day with Nicky Hayden saying after qualifying that a front row start was possible for the former world champion. Hayden, who qualified fifth, felt that he had lost time in the final sector of the lap … Continue reading

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