MotoGP: Yamaha at peak without Quartararo. But the unexpected takes care of it, what an embarrassment for the factory pilots!

Quartararo zero unlucky, Yamaha trembles. An embarrassing GP for the official riders, that’s who saved the brand.

The unexpected rider who saves Yamaha – MotoriNews

The hands in the hair from Lin Jarvis and the dark faces on the faces of the men Yamaha they spoke clearly. The hopes of limiting damage on the MotorLand Aragon streak shattered after just three corners. Fabio Quartararo in fact he crashed after a contact with Marc Marquez, an unfortunate moment that thwarted every effort. Indeed, a double danger for the reigning MotoGP champion given the open suit… Yamaha was therefore close to a new one disasterbut one of its pilots instead managed to save the brand, avoiding a new Assen GP. Just the pilot that no one would have ever expected …

Yamaha, but where are the officers?

As mentioned, Fabio Quartararo experienced a very unfortunate moment. And Yamaha is back to suffer a lot. Without him, you have to scroll through the ranking a lot to find his box mate Franco Morbidelli And Darryn Binder. That is to say, the other two official Yamaha home riders after Andrea Dovizioso’s retirement. But where did they go? What can we say except that we are talking about another difficult Grand Prix, now a constant in this MotoGP 2022 season. circus numbers to avoid poor Nakagami, who fell back on the trajectory in the race after contact with Marc Marquez. Italian, after the first courses encouraging signs on Friday, it was literally lost both Saturday and Sunday. “We had no speed” is Morbidelli’s bitter comment. Take home a 17th place at the finish, then no point, the same goes for Binder who comes right behind him. The latter, however, we remember, is always a rookie and even from Moto3 …

The ‘savior’ in Aragon

There is no joy then in Monster Yamaha, which soon loses its ace and fails to blossom its second rider. For the only satisfaction of the Iwata house in Aragon one must look into the RNF satellite teamjust with the unexpected number 1. Cal Crutchlow in fact, the Yamaha test rider had not competed in a race for over a year, precisely since the Aragon 2021 GP. recalled in the race, as soon as Andrea Dovizioso announced his intention to stop after Misano. His return was one true salvation for Yamaha: smiling and relaxed, Crutchlow did his nice homework, but even more. He is 14th at the finish, thesingle M1 arrived in points area! A great embarrassment for the official drivers, as well as a sure one food for thought for Yamaha.

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