Less than a week until the season opener with Davies and Sykes ready to snatch the sceptre, Melandri, Savadori and Hayden loose cannons
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Maio reveals: "Vale was just tired, he physically gave in during the final stages", Vinales? "We had a doubt, he's removed it"
"We've finally managed to improve the bike, but I'll wait for Qatar to confirm this". Pedrosa: "moving in the right direction"
"At Phillip Island we felt their absence and Honda and Yamaha progressed, but we know where we need to improve"
Jonas is a protagonist at Phillip Island: "If they had told me about the fourth time I never would have believed it. More than the time, consistency"
Maverick reveals: Marquez and I are the favourites, but I'm not the reference for Yamaha
Valentino only 12th at Phillip Island: "we have to take another path, I'm struggling with the used tyres and we still have doubts"
THE TIMES. Maverick closes ahead of Marquez and Pedrosa, Folger a solid 4th, Dovizioso and Lorenzo 7th and 8th, Valentino 12th
The Spaniard is still not content: "Marc is the only one who is consistently strong"; Me, a favourite? At the moment I would say yes
A bitter birthday for Valentino at Phillip Island: "I struggled. Vinales? It will be tough to beat him, like it was with Lorenzo"
A surprise cake for the Doctor on his birthday, but Vinales tries to ruin the party at Phillip Island
TIMES. Maverick sets the best time, Marc wins in terms of pace. Crutchlow 3rd, Rossi 8th while Lorenzo is 15th
"I am happy but to stay with Marquez we need to improve. The time? I had other plans and I didn't put on new tyres"
"I started badly, we were able to solve the problems but I need to improve my pace. Cadalora? A winning bet, he'll stay with me"