Octo Pramac Racing team manager Francesco Guidotti has given both Danilo Petrucci and Yonny Hernandez a score of 7 out of 10 for the opening six MotoGP rounds.

Guidotti added that Petrucci "needs to find more serenity", while Hernandez "must work on his concentration".

The pair are currently tenth (Petrucci) and twelfth (Hernandez) in the world championship standings, with the satellite Ducati team's best result an eighth by Hernandez at Le Mans.

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But Guidotti's highlight is Hernandez's fifth on the grid qualifying at round one in Qatar.

"The season is very positive so far," Guidotti said. "We entered regularly in Q2 with at least with one rider. And we found a good continuity in the race pace finishing always in the Top 10 or close to the first 10.

"We're hitting the targets set at the beginning of the season even though we had a few problems that did not allow us to achieve the desired result. But those were only episodes. I am very satisfied

"In terms of results it will be hard to improve. We are really doing our best. I just hope to reduce the gap to those ahead."