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Qatar MotoGP: Bradl unable to explain cause of fall

Race leader Stefan Bradl unable to offer a reason for Turn 6 spill at Losail
LCR Honda's Stefan Bradl was lefty mystified after falling while leading the Qatar MotoGP.

Bradl, who had qualified in seventh place, made a superb start and assumed the lead after Jorge Lorenzo lost the front on the opening lap.

The German rider remained ahead until he too slid off on the ninth lap at Turn 6, escaping injury.

“Actually it's difficult for me to express my feelings right now, Bradl said. “I did a very good job because I took a good start from the third row making a perfect first lap.

“Honestly, I was not expecting such a strong performance considering the issues we had in the last days but for the race I felt strong and determined.

“Basically I can not say why I crashed because I made the same manoeuvre of the lap before but I lost the front in turn six,” he added.

“Luckily I am okay and the positive thing is that I have done a big step in the race. Many riders crashed on left corners so probably the humidity was too high and affected the grip level. Anyway let's go ahead to Austin, which is another track that I like very much.”

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March 24, 2014 6:18 AM

Sh#t happens even to the best of them. Bradl's always had the talent in my mind he's definitely a darkhorse nobody really saw that performance coming. Alot of riders were very impressive today. "just had to beat Dani on the slowest Honda. Wasn't that big of a task." Bahahahaahaaa Do you even read what you write I think you mean Dani was the slowest Honda rider that finished the race. At 346km/h hardly the slowest bike on the grid.

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