Dovi happy after opening day at Laguna


andrea-dovizioso-Laguna-Seca-FP1-2013Andrea Dovizioso was third fastest after the opening day of practice at Laguna Seca and the Italian has set his sights on a top five finish this weekend.
The Ducati rider ended the day just under 0.25s off the pace of Marc Marquez and afterwards he was clearly pleased with his performance and the balance of the bike:
“I am happy to see my name almost at the top and I made a good lap time in the last three laps. i had some help from Marquez in the first two splits but he was quite far ahead. So I’m happy because I am closer compared to the other tracks and my pace is not bad. We are able to try and improve tomorrow and to fight for fifth or sixth position.”
When asked where the team needs to improve the handling of the GP13 Dovizioso singled out braking as the key area in need of improvement:
“At the end of braking we don’t have a great feeling. The first part of braking is good but the last part when you have to release the brake and make maximum angle it is not good. So I need to be more aggressive but there I lose quite a lot.”
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