Jorge Lorenzo spoke for the first time about injury that his old companion and rival suffers, Marc Márquez. The Spanish shared equipment in Repsol Honda, in the last stage of Lorenzo as official pilot of the category. That is why he was able to comment on what Márquez is experiencing from his home in Cervera, every time there is a race.
Lorenzo is living very troubled hours. The Spanish driver is on the tight rope of the team Yamaha and he still doesn’t know what his future will be like next year. While not officially competing, he is the test rider for the structure. The decision that Garrett gerloff impersonate Valentino rossi This weekend in Valencia, it was like a slap in the face for Lorenzo’s aspirations.
Andrea Dovizioso he is the main target to supplant the number 99. The Italian will leave the team Ducati at the end of the season and has already confirmed that it will not renew. For his part, the Spanish pilot has offers to land in Aprilia. The possibility of him being an official pilot of the brand, depend on what happens with Andrea Iannone, which awaits his sanction for doping. The Spaniard still believes he is in a position to continue at Yamaha. “That change would surprise me, but I’m not the one who chooses,” he told ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Mir, the candidate
On the other hand, Lorenzo stressed that he closely follows the definition of the championship, and highlighted the work of Joan Mir. «(Fabio) Quartararo He was the favorite and he is not, he does not have the constancy. (Maverick) Viñales he is not showing what many expected of him. (Franco) Morbidelli I think he is a very good boy. I’m glad you do well. But my favorite at the moment is Mir, he’s solid and Suzuki I think it is the most competitive bike, “he said on Wednesday.
Finally, the Spaniard stressed that the long period of inactivity of Marc Márquez will affect the winning mentality that he usually shows. “For someone as competitive as Marc, mentally this injury will have an effect on his head. I do not know if it will be positive or negative, we will know in the future, “said Lorenzo.