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I'm sure you all saw the bare footage of him after Barbera went past. He looked completely out of it. He set a 1'57" during the race, the same pace as the group Hayden was leading, and I suspect he did that just to show he could be there. But he told the Italian press that 6th (around where he was all last season) was not good enough for him and that he is aiming for the podium. He said he wanted to retire after Hector passed him, just out of frustration with the bike. For sure Valentino can be 6th and maybe he could fight with the Tech3's, but he wants more and (paraphrasing) he says there's no difference between 5th and 10th, the podium is what matters. Old Rossi is gone, he isn't optimistic anymore. In fact he is quoted post-race of saying that the engineer's haven't given him what he wanted, I mean it sounds very unprofessional and he sounds spoilt, but you can't help but feel sorry for him... One of the most successful riders in the history of the sport and bang one bike and on



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