"This weekend I had to grit my teeth and even in the race, the pain in my shoulder forced me to save my energy, especially when grip began to decrease. I am pleased with the team result, but we need to keep working hard, first and foremost, to reduce the gap in acceleration and top [...]
"The starting position is good, but I could have done even better. Unfortunately, the pain in my shoulder intensified after three sessions in a row, so in Q2 I was unable to repeat the time I had done in Q1 that would have qualified me in eighth place. We will try to improve more for [...]
"The pain in my shoulder bothered me a bit, but we are not in bad shape. In the afternoon, I was unable to take full advantage of the tyres on the flying lap. We will definitely need to improve something for tomorrow."
Andrea Iannone, after the injury suffered to his left shoulder in the crash on Saturday and, as announced yesterday evening after the medical check-up, was not on the starting grid. Declared “unfit” by the Misano Medical Centre, Andrea now has just a few days to recover ahead of the Aragón round which will take place [...]
"After the tests we did here in late August, I arrived at the Misano weekend really confident that I would do well. Instead, things went awry from the beginning, with the crash in the first session that conditioned everything. This race was extremely important to me, but now the most important thing is to recover [...]
“Undoubtedly a difficult day. I did not find that good feeling I had in the tests ten days ago. We still don’t know if it has to do with the track conditions, but the data clearly shows that we are unable to slow down and accelerate like we should. The crash this morning complicates our [...]