Handshake – Valentino Rossi’s victory and a handshake with his hated opponent Marc Marquez is the 2016 Catalunya GP’s images. The Director was, unfortunately, the poor Luis Salom. “It’s bad to say that only a misfortune could rectify situations. Maybe a situation impossible to recover. I refer to the Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi’s statements after changing the circuit.” explains Carlo Pernat to Gpone.com.
After 2015 Malaysian GP, Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo were no longer took part in the “Safety Commission”. A moment where the Moto GP riders discuss problems of the Grand Prix with Dorna. They don’t want to meet each other after what had happened at the end of the last season. The personal antipathies were too stronger than the pure sport competition. Hatred and resentment dominated the Moto GP circus. A sport that didn’t deserve it. The top happened last Friday. The Salom’s death forced Dorna to modify the track. In agreement with the pilots. However, both Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo did not take part. Lorenzo accused the race direction to have not called him, despite he was the reigning world champion. Also, Valentino Rossi declared that the track had been modified in favor of Honda. In particular, for the Spaniard Marc Marquez. Ugly statements those who had even more poisoned the Moto GP’s climate. Finally, Dorna, organizer of the event, didn’t take any measure.
A Handshake and a Great Victory
Especially, the Valentino Rossi’s behavior has left many puzzled. The Italian champion had not understood that the circuit had been modified in three curves to use the formula 1’s configuration. A track already approved. A track could allow to have a Grand Prix without risk. Then, the 2016 Grand Prix of Catalunya’s outcome saved all. Valentino Rossi’s victory and the handshake with Marquez are the main image. Finally, peace returns to the Moto GP World Championship.