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Valentino Rossi

Qatar test Day 2: Fifth place

3 Mar, 2016

Rossi comes fifth in testing at Losail, Qatar, with a time of  1m 55.947s. Suzuki’s Maverick Vinales leads with 1m 55.436s.

The second day was OK, I worked a lot and did a lot of laps because we have quite a lot of work to do. In the end my performance was not fantastic in the lap and the position because I‘m a little bit worse compared to yesterday, but in reality we didn‘t do a real time attack because we tried to save some tyres because it‘s important for tomorrow. We don‘t have a lot of tyres, so we’re trying to manage. I think Friday will be very important for trying to understand our potential in a better way and especially for trying to improve the lap time and also for making a long run and try to understand our pace.