Joan Mir’s excitement after his first title: «MotoGP Champion, it seems a long time to say»

Joan Mir

This Sunday, Joan Mir took the first title of MotoGP of his career. The pilot of Suzuki He is the third Spanish to be champion of the highest category with this name. Joins the list of Marc Márquez and of Jorge Lorenzo. After the consecration race, the Spanish did not hide his emotion, which could be seen through the visor of his helmet.

In the press conference after the Grand Prix of the Valencian Community, the pilot gave his first words as World Champion. The young pilot assured that he still does not believe that he was consecrated, and that it will be difficult for him to thank all his close group. In addition, he highlighted the work done by his team, which is re-consecrated after 20 years of waiting.

I don’t believe it yet. I don’t have the strength to celebrate, I’m very tired. I have suffered the race, thank goodness that it has not arrived before because in all the year it had not suffered so much. It was enough for us. All the work of the year has been very good. I have no words. I can start thanking people but I will never finish because there are many people who have helped me. MotoGP World Champion it takes a long time for me to say, it’s brutal, ”said Mir.


Joan Mir highlighted the difficult work done by the category. However, he assured that he was under pressure not to catch it. “It has been very hard. Going home and trying to do everything right so we don’t miss a race. It was a great pressure. We have been able to handle it very well but it has been an extra pressure that I think for our rivals, has made us able to make a difference, “added the Champion.


Finally, Mir emphasized that the work carried out by the team was essential to achieve the objective. It’s brutal. When I signed with Suzuki, with this beautiful opportunity to win with these people, I didn’t expect him to be so fast now. Suzuki is a smaller family than the other factories, as we already know. It has an extra merit, I’m here right now and I can’t be more grateful, “he said.

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