Fabio Quartararo starts the Aragon GP with optimism. But he asks for help from one person in particular against the Ducatis.
The weekend starts in Aragon, it’s a Ducati vs duel Fabio Quartararo. In fact, the MotoGP champion is always there, determined to be part of the game even on a track that is always difficult for him. He closed the first day at the MotorLand with the second half, with only the red of Jorge Martin in front and three other Desmosedici behind. Not a bad start, but now we need the extra step to really be able to play it in the race. But that’s not all: Quartararo is actually asking his box mate for real help Franco Morbidelli to stem the Borgo Panigale army.
The new frame does not impress Quartararo
It was billed as the Announcements for Aragon. A new Yamaha frame tested in the official tests at Misano, with the aim of help to the MotoGP champion. The reality, however, turned out to be a little different from expectations. “I don’t feel a big difference” He admitted Fabio Quartararo at the end of the first day at the MotorLand. It will probably continue with this novelty, but it will not be the help that was expected after rehearsals at ‘Marco Simoncelli’. But the first day was also marked by some difficulty theme tires. “We couldn’t warm them up, something was wrong with the bike” Quartararo said. Remembering the troubles of pressure to the tires accused in the 2021 edition, it was not a good sign … Fortunately, everything was resolved before free practice 2. And the Yamaha rider impressed at the level of constancy. But it has always happened to him between free practice and qualifying at Aragon, just remember there pole in the 2020! The biggest problems then arise in the race, when the speed difference definitely sends him into crisis.
Quartararo asks for help
But there are eight Ducatis, he is alone against theRed Army of Borgo Panigale. The MotoGP champion is doing the impossible for stem the comeback and thus secure the encore world champion. But that might not be enough, that’s why Yamaha’s Frenchman is asking Help. Not only a Marc Marquezreturning after many physical troubles, but to someone much closer, precisely fromother part of the box. “Franco knows he can follow me whenever he wants” Quartararo pointed out, addressing his teammate currently in more difficulty. Then adding that “I hope he qualifies directly in Q2we can think of one strategy together. ” ‘El Diablo’ pushes his colleague, asking him for a hand in a not too veiled way. Will Morbidelli be able to answer? There are encouraging signsthe hope is that we begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel.