Toseland says Yamaha needs to get to the bottom of its grip issues after suggesting his race two crash was down to him being forced to push too hard on the front of the bike.

The Briton endured a difficult weekend at Misano after his grid position of 13th left him with too much to do in the races, Toseland proceeding to finish tenth in race one before crashing whilst running eighth in race two.

Indeed, Toseland admits he is losing time to his rivals coming out of the corners, forcing him to try and close the gap by pushing on the front - a technique that he says contributed to his fall.

"What can you say, another tough weekend," he said. "I've got the pace when the tyre grip is good but just find it difficult when losing the grip on the bike to keep with the other bikes coming off the corners. We need to work hard on this area as it's so important. We'll meet about it because if we can improve that it'll be a big help.

"The time I'm losing on the corners to the others means I have to keep catching up on the brakes which means pushing the front, which is why I crashed in the second. Brno is a little bit faster and flowing so if we can keep the revs high we shouldn't have too many problems."

Despite scoring just six points, Toseland is still classified seventh in the overall standings, ahead of team-mate Cal Crutchlow.


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