Yamaha consoles him with a special gift

Yamaha gives Fabio Quartararo a special gift, after failing to guarantee him a winning bike for the 2022 season.

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Fabio Quartararo closed the 2022 season in second place and with much regret. In the first part of the World Championship it seemed he was predestined to reconfirm himself as MotoGP champion after his first world championship triumph in 2021, instead after Assen and, especially after the summer break, something went wrong. In the Valencia GP he lost the match point with Pecco Bagnaia, paying for the various mistakes made by his team and personally.

There Iwata house during last winter he was unable to put together a winning package for the driver from Nice, especially in terms of the engine, which remained anchored to the 2021 specification due to reliability problems on the 2022 in-line four-cylinder. mid-season, mistakes piled up and he squandered the opportunity to reconfirm himself. Yamaha ‘mea culpa’, exempts Fabio Quartararo from all liability and ensures a winning bike for next year.

A special gift for Quartararo

Difficult to comfort the champion at the end of this season, but Yamaha has reserved a nice surprise for its pupil. In addition to enjoying his well-deserved vacation, the Frenchman made a stop at the Eicma in Milan, where he was given the Yamaha M1 with which he won the Top Class world title in 2021. A historical jewel that he will keep in his home in Andorra, even if for now he will have to “leave it parked for a few months in a friend’s museum, but only because right now I’m doing some work on the house and I need a lot of space“, has explained Fabio Quartararo.

Welcomed by a flood of fans, Fabio said he regretted not having been able to defend the world championship throne, but “Pecco and Ducati took an important step that we didn’t, especially in the second half of the season“. After the race in Germany, everything fell apart in the championship and, despite the 91-point lead, he finished -17 behind the new world champion Francesco Bagnaia.

He is already focused on the next World Cup and winning is the only watchword for ‘El Diablo‘, who will take advantage of the long winter break to relax and then get back to work in the gym and on the bike. “The positive thing about finishing second is that in these months I will have many reasons to train even better. When I won the title last year, my motivation was to win again. This year I have an even stronger stimulus: that of wanting to win again“.

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