"It's not easy to manage the situation," explained Pedrosa in Brno when asked about how he felt being trapped in an apparently hopeless situation. "There are better and worse moments, but this is part of the competition. I can only do one thing: give 100 percent every time." When explaining what the problem is, Pedrosa agrees with Crutchlow: "With the Michelin tires, by their nature, you make time in the middle of the corner and the exit. The lap time is there, but it’s not in braking. What happens is that you cannot do it with the bike we have. I rode behind other riders here, and at every turn they were taking a little advantage, which added is what makes the difference at the end of the lap. What is the solution? Search for other places to make up time, obviously, but..."