Austrian GP – MotoGP starts with the Austrian GP on the renowned track of Red Bull Ring, where the bikes aren’t run by 1997. Marquez is the leader with 48 points on Lorenzo and 59 on Rossi. However, he knows that this race for him might not be easy. “I look forward to this second half of the season. We’ll see how will this track, which is new for everyone, with trim and electronics to be adapted and tires to be discovered. At some points, we can earn something, others lose it.” said Marc Marquez. “But we will do our best. As always. I want the podium. Here I’ve only run with the street bike to acquaint themselves with the track. But we will use the Cal’s results to better understand it.”
Rossi has to start well after two races not happy. “It’s an important phase of the season with 4 races in 5 weeks. Then, there will be a lot of effort, but I prefer it that way. This is an interesting one. The road is flat and has a great grip. The 59-point gap is hard to fill in 9 races, but we have to find the contraction to the highest, be strong and go up, getting on the podium.” 20 years ago Rossi here climbed for the first time on the podium. “A beautiful memory, my first podium was great. What followed couldn’t imagine it.” said the Italian champion. He also speaks of Rio 2016. “I always follow the Olympics Games. Bolt will surely be a very emotional moment.”
Austrian GP: Ducati has an important role
Lorenzo is the first of the pursuers of Marquez and he used the last holidays to relax himself. “During this holidays, I’m relaxing and training. It’s important for us to come back strong. We try to get closer to Ducati, which here are strong here. It’s not easy, but reacting in difficult times is the goal to try to get back among the leaders. Changing the curve 10? All right, it is important to improve security.” said the Yamaha rider. Then the role of Ducati. “They could take away points to Marquez here, but it’s not easy. It is better to think about making our race without thinking too much about what they’re going to do another“.