MotoGP: Quartararo doesn’t give up, Yamaha puts pressure on “That time in Valencia …”

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Bagnaia vs Quartararo, it is decided in Valencia. Yamaha believes in the ace of him, but also invokes the previous one from 2006 …

Quartararo and Yamaha, hopes in Valencia – MotoriNews

End of season MotoGP not yet decided, but the wind blows in one direction in particular. Pecco Bagnaia will arrive in Valencia with a very good lead (23 points) to manage on Fabio Quartararo to write history. Ducati he has long dreamed of the replica of that 2007, the Piedmontese seems one step away from transforming it into reality. But nothing is decided until the checkered flag of the last GP, Yamaha he knows it well. And he tries to put pressure to opponents by reminding a previous one in particular, one last upheaval when the title seemed to be in the hands of one of its drivers, Valentino Rossi

Quartararo all heart

The weekend in Sepang was anything but simple. A accident in free practice 4 he changed the Yamaha programs, with a very Quartararo in pain who failed to go beyond 12th place on the grid. Only later was it known about the small fracture on the middle finger of the left hand, thus explaining the grimaces of pain and the pouch of the ice always present. But the reigning MotoGP champion didn’t give up: he gave everything, pushing his Yamaha beyond the limits, thus bringing out a 3rd place the final. A podium which he hadn’t seen for several races, even repelling the onslaught of Marco Bezzecchi behind him. A Ducati that, in case of overtaking, would have mathematically handed the title in the hands of Bagnaia … But not yet, Quartararo has not given up and continues to fight until the last round in Valencia. Anything can still happen, Iwata hopes so.

The finger of the Yamaha champion at the end of the GP – MotoriNews

“Gufata” Yamaha

Also because the Japanese house still has a ‘painful’ precedent in mind. It was the 2006the title was to be decided once again at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia. Valentino Rossi it got there with a margin of 8 points above Nicky Hayden, it was a magical moment for both the Doctor and Yamaha. By now we were dreaming big, the MotoGP crown was really close… But just a few laps, one unexpected accident by Rossi that nullifies any effort! Tavullia’s # 46 restarts, but everything is finished and Hayden wins his only career title. Lin Jarvis remember that GP well: “Valentino was there ready to win … And we know what happened: fell and Nicky took the title. “ But the Yamaha boss puts pressure: “Valencia is a difficult track, anything can happen. “ And Bagnaia knows very well that he does not have to make a mistake, a minimum mistake would be enough for upset everything and reopen the question. The last hope of Yamahain addition to the talent of his ace.