MotoGP: I was slow, says Lorenzo

(AGI) Assen, June 28 - While his team-mate Valentino Rossistarted the race from the pit lane and finished fifth, JorgeLorenzo started in the third row with the ninth-best time butfinished 13th, over one minute behind the winner Marc Marquez.The Majorca-born rider did not make excuses for himself andtook full responsibility for his underperformance. "It'snecessary to be truthful and take responsibility. The bike wasperfect and it was I who didn't want to fall again in suchdifficult conditions after last year's accident, and when youdon't dare in this category, you end up being

(AGI) Assen, June 28 - While his team-mate Valentino Rossistarted the race from the pit lane and finished fifth, JorgeLorenzo started in the third row with the ninth-best time butfinished 13th, over one minute behind the winner Marc Marquez.The Majorca-born rider did not make excuses for himself andtook full responsibility for his underperformance. "It'snecessary to be truthful and take responsibility. The bike wasperfect and it was I who didn't want to fall again in suchdifficult conditions after last year's accident, and when youdon't dare in this category, you end up being too slow",Lorenzo told SkyMotoGP. (AGI) . .