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Melandri still struggling

WSBK-bound Marco Melandri has revealed that his lack of confidence in the front end of his Gresini Honda means overtaking on the brakes is virtually impossible.

"I haven't made a pass on the brakes since the start of the season - I can only overtake in direction changes and that shows something is wrong because I have always been a late braker but right now I can't," said the Italian, after finishing ninth in last Sunday's Aragon round.

"I am really disappointed because things are not improving and we need a little help from Honda because I can't do anything on my own."

Melandri has signed to ride for Yamaha in World Superbike next year, with his seat at Gresini expected to be taken by factory exile Andrea Dovizioso.


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Westminister - Unregistered

September 23, 2010 5:46 PM

They should install a mirror just above the instrument gauges, so when Melandri wants to b!tch about the bike he can look at himself and put it all back into perspective. See, this is why Elias was able to get on the rostrum on his satellite Ducati and marco could not on his factory one.



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