Jorge Lorenzo present at Phillip Island for the MotoGP GP. The pentacampione has clear ideas about the possible winner of the World Cup.
Five-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo present in the Phillip Island paddock, where the third to last round of the 2022 MotoGP season takes place. A crucial stage for the fate of the World Cup, with Fabio Quartararo who can no longer afford any missteps, given that Pecco Bagnaia is only two points away and Aleix Espargarò 20. Meanwhile, the former Majorcan rider has seen his fellow countryman and friend Jorge Martin take the circuit record off, riding the Ducati GP22.
On Saturday, Jorge Lorenzo personally congratulated him on taking pole position and breaking his 2013 season record. Ducati Desmosedici which is proving to be highly competitive on every track and in every condition. “I think today we are seeing the best Ducati of all time and perhaps the weakest Yamaha of the last 15 years. It is very difficult for Fabio to keep his championship hopes alive until the end. But he’s doing his best he“.
Jorge Lorenzo and the prediction on the MotoGP World Championship
The big favorite is Pecco Bagnaia, who in the second part of the season recovered 89 points over Fabio Quartararo, thanks to four victories in a row and two podiums, proving to have made a spurt of personal maturity, despite a few mistakes too many that still force him to chase the French champion in load. “Pecco has matured a lot this year – he stressed Jorge Lorenzo to the microphones of Dazn -. He and his team always find a way out at the last moment“. As happened for example on Saturday at Phillip Island when together with his team he found technical solutions during FP4.
The pentacampione is objective in his judgment: “Fabio is in the lead only because Bagnaia made mistakes and had a bad start to the championship. Otherwise Bagnaia would be clearly ahead… From my point of view, however, Pecco should win the Scudetto“. The world championship hopes of Aprilia and of Aleix Espargaròwhich boasts only one victory in 2022. “Anything could happen. Pecco and Fabio may be wrong or unlucky, but if everything goes smoothly it will be difficult for Aleix“.
On Marc Marquez, still recovering after his fourth surgery, he underlines his cunning in finding the right strategy and winning streak to finish ahead in qualifying in Australia. “That wake at the last corner was exceptional and earned him a second position which places him very well for tomorrow, he is one of the favorites“.