The three week quarantine of Valentino rossi they were a real torture. The Italian confessed that the last week of rest before his positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) had six tests done before it was negative. However, when he arrived in Valencia, the category confirmed that he was already in optimal conditions to be able to get on the Yamaha.
This weekend there were troubles in Valentino’s environment. Driver number 46 received two very good news. The first is that he finally beat COVID-19 and the second is that his brother, Luca marini, was confirmed as the new team driver Avintia Racing from MotoGP. What would give a third family duo with the Espargaro and the Marquez. However, he had to drop out during the race after an electrical problem.
During Friday’s practice day, Valentino Rossi could not be present at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia. However, after testing negative for COVID-19, he was able to get on the motorcycle on Saturday before qualifying. “Compared to last week, we can be much calmer on Friday,” said ‘Vale’.
“This time I know I will be able to ride my bike, so that takes some stress off of me and the team to focus on improving last weekend’s work,” said Rossi, who was replaced by Garrett gerloff during free practice on Friday, at the European Grand Prix.
On the other hand, ‘Il Dottore’ regretted having to drop out in Sunday’s race, after doing only three laps of the circuit. “It was a shame that I couldn’t finish the race, but we have another chance on Sunday although we know it won’t be easy. We have to solve the problems with the grip of last week, to focus better, “he said.