The weekend that the team lived Yamaha it was the worst of the whole season. The Japanese brand had reached the circuit of Valencia with the expectations of being able to fight for the championship. However, a series of sanctions and the poor performance of the motorcycles of both the official team and the Petronas, they left the structure empty-handed.
Fabio Quartararo, Maverick Viñales, Valentino Rossi Y Franco Morbidelli, they were not left with their mouths closed after the results they obtained in Sunday’s race. The four drivers of the brand pointed directly to the engineers and the engine department for the poor performance of the last tests.
The singing voice of the team was taken by the one with the most experience. Valentino Rossi had an electrical problem on his motorcycle that forced him to abandon the test. According to the Italian, this inconvenience had not occurred for twelve years. That’s why it was very hard for the team. “Our rivals are not only ahead technically, but also from the point of view of the engineers,” he shot.
The riders of the Yamaha satellite team were very hard on the members of their box. “We will have to change many things next year, because it seems that the other factories work much better than Yamaha,” said the Frenchman. On the other hand, ‘Morbido’ was the ‘least bad’ of the drivers. «We go very strong if things go normal. The problems come when there are things that do not allow the motorcycle to be itself, “he said.
The Spanish had been the toughest over the weekend. However, after the race he seems to have had a lot of frustration. «The motorcycle does not give more of itself. We have little grip. You have to hang your head and work hard, because really the other brands have passed us by. We have focused on always looking for power and we have lost all the other strengths that our bike had, ”said Viñales.