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Quartararo penalized, Pedrosa to the podium

Quartararo penalized, Pedrosa to the podium

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Fabio Quartararo was one of five MotoGP riders to be penalized for incorrect tire pressures in the Jerez sprint race, leaving the Frenchman without third place to advance to Dani Pedrosa, who is running as KTM's wildcard this weekend racer. The sprint race in Jerez consisted of twelve laps, but fifteen racers crashed due to wet patches of asphalt. Quartararo started the race from 23rd place, but like Raul Fernandez, Fabio di Giannantinio, Jack Miller and Alex Rins, he failed to comply with the stricter tire pressure rules, which allow a deviation of 30% of the laps, resulting in him being penalized with the addition of eight seconds to his final time. Pedrosa was 0.05 seconds behind the podium in the sprint race at the finish line, and after the race he admitted that o
Marc Marquez: I called Pedrosa after the race in Japan

Marc Marquez: I called Pedrosa after the race in Japan

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Marc Marquez has admitted that he called former team-mate Dani Pedrosa for advice on his decision after the race in Japan. Marquez also officially confirmed today that he will play for the Gresini team next season. The Spaniard will thus leave the Honda team after ten years. As he admitted, the decision was made only after the end of the last racing weekend in Japan. In an interview with the Spanish DAZN, he admitted that Dani Pedrosa also had an important influence on his final decision. "After the race in Motegi, I called Dani. What exactly did I ask him to reveal to you himself. I called him because he also knows the Honda team very well. I wanted to hear his opinion, the opinion of a racer, as he is currently a member of KTM- but and can also see things from another perspective.He has a huge
Pedrosa revealed a new Ducati trick that takes care of rear tire grip

Pedrosa revealed a new Ducati trick that takes care of rear tire grip

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Dani Pedrosa is not sitting on a MotoGP motorcycle this weekend, but he is present at the Buddh International racetrack, where he sat in the commentary booth of the sports program DAZN. With the transfer of free training sessions, he revealed a Ducati trick that allegedly ensures better contact of the rear tire with the ground. At the race in Misano, where he appeared as a wildcard for the KTM team, the Spaniard drove quite a few laps behind the current world champion Francesco Bagnaia, during which time he apparently took a good look at the rear of his Ducati GP23. He shared some details with the viewers during the broadcast of Friday's free training sessions, and he warned them about the unusual bouncing of the rear wheel on the Italian motorcycle. "You may have seen the bounce of the Ducati bike, I saw it clearly when I was riding behind him in Misano," he said
Pedrosa does not miss racing in MotoGP

Pedrosa does not miss racing in MotoGP

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Despite his successful performance in the San Marino Grand Prix, Dani Pedrosa says he doesn't miss racing in MotoGP, so the 37-year-old Spaniard is not thinking about returning to regular racing. Pedrosa, who retired as a full-time racer at the end of the 2018 season, finished fourth in Saturday's sprint race and Sunday's grand prix in Misano on a KTM bike, admitting after the race: "It's nice to come back and do a good race , but I don't miss it too much. I don't know how to rate my performance, but I'm quite happy with it. But I would give the team a very good rating, because they did a good job, and without mistakes. I don't plan to come back, and besides, you see, that we have a problem anyway as we have more racers than motorcycles I had a lot of fun but it all comes to an end and mine has run out Now onto the bike
Pedrosa after fourth place: It's incredible that Valentino still managed to win at his age

Pedrosa after fourth place: It's incredible that Valentino still managed to win at his age

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After finishing fourth in today's sprint race, Dani Pedrosa emphasized that he only now realized what a great achievement Valentino Rossi had achieved, who still managed to win in the elite class at the age of thirty-eight. The Spaniard, who will celebrate his thirty-eighth birthday at the end of the month, was close today to his first podium finish since his victory in Valencia in 2017. He finished fourth, just behind Francesco Bagnaio, thus proving that despite his age and the fact that , that does not compete regularly still competitive with the best. After the race, he admitted that he only now realized what an achievement Valentino Rossi managed to win in Assen in 2017, who still managed to win at the age of thirty-eight. "When I think that Valentino Rossi managed to win the MotoGP class at that age
Dani Pedrosa extended KTM test rider contract

Dani Pedrosa extended KTM test rider contract

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Spaniard Dani Pedrosa remains a test rider for the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM, which he joined in 2019. Pedrosa competed in the Jerez race as a wildcard rider this year, and has another appearance in Misano awaiting him. In addition to Pedrosa, KTM has two other test riders, Miko Kallio and Jonas Folger, and the 37-year-old Spaniard will be in KTM's garage at least until the end of the 2024 season. For now, it is not known whether he will also benefit from the place for wildcard appearances next season .
KTM confirmed the performance of Pedrosa in the Misano race

KTM confirmed the performance of Pedrosa in the Misano race

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Dani Pedrosa will also compete in the MotoGP race in Misano as a wildcard rider for KTM. The popular Spaniard raced at his home GP in Jerez this year, where he finished in a solid seventh place. The 37-year-old KTM test rider will undergo further testing after the San Marino Grand Prix, which will follow on Monday. https://twitter.com/KTM_Racing/status/1670332752254607360
Pedrosa was on the verge of tears in Jerez

Pedrosa was on the verge of tears in Jerez

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Dani Pedrosa received a warm welcome from the home fans at the morning parade ahead of the Spanish GP. On Sunday, the 37-year-old Spaniard took part in his first MotoGP race since 2021 and his first at home since 2018. "I enjoyed the parade lap," he admitted. "When we stopped and when I gave the interview, I was on the verge of tears. Not only because of the fans, who were huge and chanting my name, but also because of the other racers. I was surprised because they joined the spectators in the stands and called out my name." Pedrosa started the race weekend in Jerez with the best time in the first practice session, taking sixth place in qualifying, finishing the Saturday sprint race there, and finishing a place lower in Sunday's grand prix, while his team celebrated in both races colleague Brad Bi
Miller: KTM has the best test rider in MotoGP

Miller: KTM has the best test rider in MotoGP

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Jack Miller named Dani Pedrosa the best test rider in the MotoGP caravan after KTM celebrated victory and third place in the Jerez sprint race thanks to Brad Binder and Miller, with Pedrosa also contributing some points with a sixth place finish during the race set some of the fastest laps. "Dani did his job very well," Miller praised the Spaniard. "His experience with this track and his data (from testing) helped us a lot. Given that he hasn't raced for a while, but today he was sixth in the race, I would say we have the best test rider in MotoGP. Dani and I have different settings, I'm almost thirty kilos heavier than him, so everything is a bit different, the electronics are also different, but I think the form here is the result of the last few races