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Ducati management has moved quickly to diffuse tensions between factory riders Nicky Hayden and Andrea Dovizioso following their dramatic last corner collision in the Indianapolis Grand Prix.
In advance of this Sunday’s Czech Grand Prix at Brno the Desmosedici teammates have been warned that Ducati does not want to see a repeat of the friendly fire.
The bump and grind on the final lap of last Sunday’s race at the Brickyard allowed Yamaha rider Bradley Smith to sneak through into eighth place, dropping Hayden to ninth and Dovizioso 10th.
A similar incident occurred in the Dutch TT at Assen in June.
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