Andrea Dovizioso accepts the approaching Teruel Grand Prix could possibly be essential with regards to his MotoGP championship hopes.
Though he recovered from qualifying woes to complete seventh on the Aragon Grand Prix, the Italian would have hoped to take higher benefit of earlier championship chief Fabio Quartararo’s damaging journey, through which he dropped from pole to 18th.
Alex Rins took the victory forward of Maverick Vinales, together with his Suzuki Ecstar team-mate Joan Mir shifting prime of the riders’ standings after ending third.
Mir now leads by six factors from Quartararo, with Vinales third on 109 and Dovizioso fourth on 106 with simply 4 races left in 2020.
Dovizioso hopes Ducati can transfer on from final week’s frustrations and produce a powerful qualifying show to place him in a great place to shut on the chief.
“It is rather vital [the race], for positive,” he stated on Thursday. “Much more as a result of there are solely 4 races remaining and the factors aren’t too massive however we have to achieve some factors if we wish to combat for the championship.
“We all know how tough it is going to be this weekend as a result of everybody might be sooner, so to be within the prime ten in FP might be very tough however, on the finish, I believe we might be sooner than final week and the climate seems to be like it is going to be higher.
“We might be targeted to attempt to begin on the primary two rows, it’ll make a giant distinction as a result of everyone seems to be combating the tyre.”
“We now have to maintain dreaming” – @AndreaDovizioso
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