Rossi Just Want Better Than Last Year
Valentino Rossi to face realistically the eighth series this weekend’s 2012 MotoGP at the Sachsenring circuit in Germany. "The Doctor" said the target to be achieved is better than last year.
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Rossi had a reason why he did not want to be too optimistic. Because the Ducati rider is experiencing great difficulties in the last two series at Silverstone and Assen.
This is somewhat different from the tracks in the last two rounds, Silverstone and Assen, so we’ll see where we are with our motors.
The Doctor….. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Last year Rossi have difficulty qualifying for finishing in 16th (the worst result in the qualification). Nevertheless, the seven-time MotoGP world champion was able to improve its ranking in the race, in which he touched the finish line in ninth position.
Well, this year there will be only 12 factory riders, and Karel Abraham apparently not fit to perform at the German GP. Thus, Rossi should be better than what he achieved in the 2011 season, when the motor modifications GP11, 1.
This season, Rossi, who only briefly tried the aluminum swing arm in Catalunya, a crucial issue that is still experiencing understeer and rear tire degradation. Nevertheless, they are still trying to figure it out.
“I like the Sachsenring track. The track is difficult because of slow and narrow, but also to have some fast sections, in addition to the large elevation changes,” said Rossi, who once had the most beautiful moments and unforgettable at the Sachsenring in 2006, because the win despite the start of the seventh position.
“It’s a bit different from the tracks in the last two rounds, Silverstone and Assen, so we’ll see where we are with our motors. Last year we had a difficult weekend in Germany, but of course my goal is always to do better each of us back to a number of tracks. “
When the race at Assen, Rossi had a serious problem on the rear tire, so he was forced into a pit stop to replace it. But Ducati promises to provide a good bike for Rossi, which is where the new engine will be tested after the Italian GP next week, before being used at Laguna Seca, the end of July