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Rossi: Not fantastic, but a bit better than it looks

It wasn't reflected in his eventual grid position, but Valentino Rossi felt he and Petronas Yamaha made minor progress on Saturday at the Spanish MotoGP. The Italian, who continues to struggle with rear grip from the current 'soft' generation of Michelin tyres and admitted they were running out of ideas after Friday, moved from 21st and +1.5s on day one to 15th and +0.7s on Saturday morning. "Today we improved a bit from this morning and I was 0.7s from the 'pole position' but P15! So the balance in MotoGP is quite impressive," Rossi said. "We worked a bit on the bike today with my team, with Davide [Munoz, crew chief], we have a different setting and I feel more...
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