Sunday, April 13, 2008

Toseland rues cautious start

By Matt Beer

James Toseland, Tech 3 Yamaha, Portuguese MotoGPJames Toseland believes he cost himself a better result at Estoril by being too tentative in the damp opening laps. A brief rain shower made the track treacherous in the early stages of the race, and Toseland fell from sixth on the grid to 10th, before regrouping to take seventh by the chequered flag. "I had rain spots on the visor, and just with my lack of experience I didn't realise how much you could push in those conditions," he told BBC television. - full story