MotoGP » Dovizioso 'can ride in the top five', says team manager

Off the back of a brace of consistently solid campaigns in the premier class, Andrea Dovizioso can be a regular top five contender in MotoGP in 2010, opines the Italian's Repsol Honda team manager Gianni Berti

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April 01, 2010 6:33 PM

There is no doubt in my mind re-Dovi's potential.
He's just got to believe in himself and stop looking after the to find his 'Casey' side quick.
Greatest strength...the best 'late braker' since Barros. Very good in the wet. what you do best and to Hell with the rest!!! Take a leaf out of Aoyama's book.

dean o

April 01, 2010 8:17 PM

and why not top five 3 yams 1 ducati so fith going begging between dovi and pedrobot danni better be good cuz dovi should know the bike by know and needs to beat team puig i actualy think depuniet would go better on the factory bike

watto - Unregistered

April 01, 2010 8:20 PM

greatest strength... late breaker???

seem to remember spies - the rookie - passing him at valencia last year with reasonable ease...

top five? no problem if the aliens are holiday and spies is on a man-cation with edwards...


April 01, 2010 9:03 PM

I seem to recall him doing fairly well on his Sat. bike during his rookie year. In fact, im sure that is what earned him his factory ride. I see no reason why we wont see him on the podium this year. Seeing as how every 'alien' made significant enough mistakes to drop them off the short-list at least once last year.

beating one of them hands down? not so much... maybe.

r1 - Unregistered

April 01, 2010 9:12 PM

When will people stop posting this sh1t about how Spies overtook Dovizioso? I'm not going to post any excuses here, but your words are the same if I post here 'Bayliss is better than this stupid clown ***** Rossi because he won Valencia 2006 and Rossi fell'. Don't get me wrong, Spies is a cool dude, but these posts show how much brains you have


April 01, 2010 9:14 PM

He's defo got the speed. But as with alot of these riders all they want is the blessed factory ride, and when they get it where else is there to go. They get far to much far to soon at such young ages. We forget Rossi is the old man of the championship and he's only early 30's. Why would Dovi want to go any faster he's already on the HRC Honda. He was quicker on the Scott bike.

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