Fabio Quartararo arrived at the Grand Prix of Aragon as leader of the championship of MotoGP. The weekend had started with the best possible results. Fighting alongside Maverick Viñales the fastest times of the weekend, it seemed he was the candidate. However, everything began to go wrong in the third practice, when a very hard fall left its mark on his physical condition.
However, the Frenchman took a miraculous pole, which seemed to straighten the rails. However, the race was the worst of the year for him and the team. Everything seemed to indicate that the aftermath of Saturday’s fall had taken their toll. But the pilot of Yamaha Petronas He indicated that this was not the case and blamed another factor for Sunday’s poor performance: the tires.
Quartararo finished second to last in the Aragon race and already has a person in charge. “The pressure on the front tire got out of control on the third lap, it was very high and we don’t know why. That’s why I was going long in most corners. In the first three laps I was very good. It is very difficult to understand and we do not know what happened, “lamented the French.
After the race, Quartararo lost the World Championship lead with Joan Mir, which finished third. However, he downplayed this issue, as he ensures that it does not depend on him. “Today (for the race) was a disaster, but it could have been worse if Mir had won. I have no pressure; This is my second year in MotoGP, the pressure is on the official riders ”, he commented.
The problems that afflicted Quartararo must be solved. However, he does not expect everything to change next weekend. «It seems that Suzuki They are very strong and very consistent, more than ours. And if they also find grip, there you have it: podium, podium, podium. But I think we can fight them. Maybe not in Aragon, but in Valencia we will go fast ”, declared ‘El Diablo’.