Valentino Rossi Ducati not Give Up

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valentino rossi ducati

Last weekend, Ducati rider Valentino Rossi failed in MotoGP Spain, did not necessarily make him give up to finish the 2011 season, the remaining four series again.

In the first free practice session and the second, Valentino Rossi scattered in the rank of eight and nine. Italian rider's performance is declining in the qualifying session, until forced to reach into the 13th starting position.

Valentino Rossi had started the race from pit lane with a penalty 10 seconds, because the use of machinery seventh this season. As a result, holders of seven-times MotoGP world champion was only finished in the top 10.

It is known that throughout this season, the Ducati Desmosedici GP10 transformation into GP11, GP11 and GP12 as well as modifications to GP11.1. All the Ducati riders, including Valentino Rossi and teammate, Nicky Hayden, kept trying to adjust to their new motorcycle.

As a result, Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden took the podium carrying a new one each time throughout 2011. While in the drivers' standings, Rossi just perched on the top six (139 points) and Hayden one rank below which stood at 114 points.

However, the fact is not the reason for Valentino Rossi and his team to give up. "We always work together with Ducati and keep trying. Only this time, we do not improve motor performance overall," said Rossi in the MotoGP official website.

"Currently, the achievement we are still very far away and remember the time is our biggest enemy. But, we will continue working to develop performance throughout the race remaining," said Valentino Rossi as reported by Crash, Tuesday, September 20, 2011.