After the controversy experienced in the last hours regarding the sanction imposed on the team Yamaha, moments ago a news was confirmed that shook the board of the championship of MotoGP. Maverick Viñales was sanctioned and must start in last position in Sunday’s race. The Spanish is one of the candidates in the fight for the title.
The news was confirmed during the course of the second free practice session of the European Grand Prix. The Spanish driver uncovered his sixth engine of the season and this indicates that he will have to start from the pit lane in the final test. The Spanish is third in the championship, with 118 points, 19 behind the leader Joan Mir.
Despite the fact that Yamaha was sanctioned with the removal of points from the MotoGP constructors’ championship. However, the pilots Valentino rossi, Maverick Viñales, Fabio Quartararo Y Franco Morbidelli, were not affected by the determinations of the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM). This was highly criticized by Marc Márquez, who understood that they deserved some reprimand.
«Maverick Viñales will start from Pit Lane on Sunday. We dislike the driver, but that’s how racing is, “he said. Massimo Maregalli to the microphones of the Spanish channel DAZN. The Spanish had already advanced that the situation of his motorcycle and the engines was very complicated. “I am in a somewhat tense situation because I am running out of engines,” Viñales said.
Dani Pedrosa 2012
Maverick Viñales must match a feat he could only do Dani Pedrosa in 2012, also at the Valencia Grand Prix. In that race the rain (which may fall this weekend) was the protagonist and allowed the Spaniard to take a crazy race that he finally won, leaving the pits.