Jack Miller – Valentino Rossi missed a great opportunity in Assen. However, the Italian rider is happy for Jack Miller. The first Australian to win a Moto GP race after Casey Stoner. Former world champion won the last race in 2012.
After a challenging start to the season due to injuries, falls and harsh criticism, the victory at Assen is a right award for the Honda Pilot Jack Miller. “Jack’s victory is the only good thing about this Sunday,” said Valentino Rossi about the 21-year-old Australian. “We have a good relationship and I really like him. Has a good repertoire and here at Assen he did see. I’m really happy for him. After the injury at the start of the season, it is the right price. He is a great guy, with a lot of talent.”
Jack Miller against the Bad Luck
In 2015, Jack Miller went directly in the Moto GP after failing in Moto 3. The Honda of Marc VDS is lower than the motion of other customer teams. However, Jack Miller ran very well in Assen coming to win before the 2016 championship leader Marc Marquez and Scott Redding, the other surprise of the day. “It’s a great feeling.” said Miller after the race. “When I crossed the finish line I thought of everything. When I moved to Europe in 2010 with family, I would to conquest the World. Honda supported me in this project. I hope to make them proud. Today, the weather is good for me. I’m happy. Because I proved that I know how to ride a motorcycle. I know how to drive a motorcycle GP. This must be clear to everyone. With this victory, I redeemed all criticism.”
Also Jorge Lorenzo was happy for Miller. “For Jack, it was hard. So, it’s good for him now to get a reward and to experience a few moments of happiness. Currently it is not easy to be fast with his Honda. Because it is difficult to keep the bike under control and be competitive. Now, he showed that he had very good control of the bike in these difficult conditions. It was the fastest.” said the Spaniard.