Portimao – The Petronas Yamaha SRT team won crash results in the first two races of MotoGP in 2021. In the Portuguese MotoGP, they want to get up.
Yamaha’s main team, Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP, may win two races at the start of the season. After Maverick Vinales won the Qatar MotoGP, Fabio Quartararo won in the Doha MotoGP .
Different results achieved by the satellite team. Two Petronas Yamaha SRT riders, Franco Morbidelli and Valentino Rossi, actually lost their results.
In the Qatar MotoGP, Morbidelli only finished in 18th position, and Rossi was in 12th place. Then a week later, Morbidelli finished 12th and Rossi was ranked 16th in the Doha MotoGP.
The two results of the crash put the Petronas Yamaha SRT riders scattered in the MotoGP standings. Rossi and Morbidelli have both collected 4 points, in 14th and 15th positions.
Furthermore, the championship will culminate in the Portuguese MotoGP, Sunday (18/4/2021). Morbidelli is determined to bring Petronas Yamaha SRT back to life, especially last season he was able to finish third at the Algarve International Circuit, Portimao.
“After getting on the podium in Portugal last year, I hope we can regain our speed and compete for good results again this weekend,” said Morbidelli, quoted by GP One.
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“Every race is different, so we have to wait and see how we are on the track. We have data from last year, and we know that we are fast, so at least we have something to use for comparison.”
“We are improving every race and we are trying to understand what happened to the set-up of the bike while in Qatar. Hopefully we find some improvements and can continue in a positive direction this weekend,” he explained.TechInfo