Came back MotoGP and the fans are beyond excited. Multiple will be the focus of attention that the category will take on its return to the slopes. One of them will be the performance you can get Valentino rossi in his new stage as a professional. Rossi will debut in the team Yamaha petronas and he has already assured that he has many chances to fight at the top: “I feel strong,” said Vale.
The Yamaha Petronas team unveiled the words of its riders in the preview of the Qatar Grand Prix next weekend. The Losail circuit has already hosted the preseason tests. In these tests, Valentino broke his personal record on this track (1m53s993). This is why Rossi looks very confident ahead of the first date of the year.
One of Valentino’s first goals for this race will be to reach the podium. If he succeeds, Rossi will set a historical record for the category, reaching 200 podiums. The last one was in the Andalusian Grand Prix of 2020, where he finished in third place. Throughout the rest of the year he had a chance to get there, but falls and poor returns prevented it.
“After the Qatar test I feel quite strong and the balance of the bike is very good. I did my best lap at this circuit, which was something important and positive. I think there are many riders on different bikes who are also strong, but we are definitely in the same group as them, ”the nine-time World Champion enthused.
On the other hand, he assured that his arrival at the Petronas team is very positive, since he found a good atmosphere in the box. “Our race pace seems to be good so I feel like we are ready to start the season in Qatar this weekend. There is very good weather in the team; we have worked well and in the right direction. I’m excited to get the season off to a good start in a few days, ”commented number 46.
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