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Marco Melandri has had a crazy 2013 World Superbike season so far, with crashes, a nagging shoulder injury and bizarre bike issues that kept him from starting a race earlier this season. Coming home to Italy looks to be the medicine the five-time MotoGP race winner needed, as Melandri not only set the pace at Monza Friday in qualifying aboard his factory BMW, he also broke a three-year-old qualifying lap record of on still green track, freshly dry from early rains. (File photo courtesy World Superbike)
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