Monday Conversation III: Antonio CairoliMonday, April 2, 2007 | 12:01 PM
MXLarge.com: You looked really good in the races, no mistakes and really riding well. Tell us about the change from last year?
Cairoli: I just think to not make mistake because I lost the championship last year because of small mistakes. In Spain in the first moto I made big mistake and lost many points. Last year I was world champion and thought about that a lot. This year it is like 2004 when I came into the Grand Prix. I am relaxed more, enjoy the racing and don't push too hard. My head is free and I enjoy the races better.
I didn't see anything from him. I just thought about my own race, no risk and a good race. I am not interested in anyone else, just myself.
What about the track, did you enjoy riding the new layout?
The track was very hard, many bumps. I prefer the old track, more lines and more fun. Now it was harder physically. My condition is okay, but it can be better. Now I am good, I feel good on the bike, finish the race easy, but I want my best during the season, not now
When the pre-season started in Mantova people were saying that you were riding so well, in fact some people said your speed was crazy. Do you like Mantova?
Mantova, I like that track. When I was younger I also went fast on 80cc, so I have always liked it. I also like the new round in Spain, I like Portugal… I don't like Germany so much, but when I get there this year I just try and get as many points as possible.
Tommy has a good style and he is young, so I think he can do better. I just think now it is Pourcel and (Tyla) Rattray who are going to be quickest for the championship.
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