Rossi has however stated that he is not afraid of withdrawal, a belief strengthened during the lockdown: “I love to run, it’s been my life for over twenty years but I’m not afraid. During this time I discovered that I can still have fun. 1995 that my life is around the world but I can imagine my future when I stop with the bikes, I know I can enjoy life “.
The nine-time world champion however specified: “I wouldn’t use the word withdrawal but for sure, when that day arrives, my last GP will be sad, difficult to approach and accept. “
“Certainly when I stop it will be a very sad day for me – he reiterated -, I won’t expect anything nice if not so much sadness. Maybe it would be easier stop now, with no people around, but if I continue it is because I want to try to be still competitive and have some good races. “
For what concern 2021in any case, the possibility remains that Rossi decides to go to Yamaha Petronas: “But it won’t be to say hi or for a farewell tour – said the Doctor – I will only go to Petronas if I think I am competitive, if I can try to to win races or fight for the podium. “
In the meantime, however, there is still one season to deal with, emergency health permitting. The most likely date for the start of MotoGP (Moto2 and Moto3 ran a race, in Qatar in March, just before the lockdown) August 9, when the Czech Republic GP in Brno. However, Dorna’s final word is expected for the final calendar to be made official.
SPORTAL.IT | 28-05-2020 22:35