MotoGP News – Valentino Rossi arrives in Japan. Sunday he will run the 15th race of the season. So, the Twin Ring Motegi will become the theater of the challenge in which the doctor will be the best if you want to keep up not only of leaders Marc Marquez, 52 points, but also of rival Jorge Lorenzo third but in recovery especially of condition. This is the first important MotoGP news from Japan.
MotoGP News, The Motegi GP is very important
Rossi wants to ride well in Japan. The Motegi GP is very important. After the great performance at Aragon, he will try to continue the streak of podiums on a circuit where Rossi arrived on the podium many times. In the top class, he won in 2001 and in 2008. Vale arrived at the second place in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2015. While in 2010 and 2014 only the lower steps of the podium. “I love the races overseas. So, they are fantastic circuits.” explained Rossi. “On paper, we are favorites and I hope to fight for the victory. I am particularly happy to be in Japan. Because it is the home of our manufacturer. So, I will do my best to interpret a great GP. I like the track. I love the atmosphere. We are ready for the triple.”
MotoGP News, in Japan Lorenzo won three times
Jorge Lorenzo finished on the podium at Motegi seven times. He won in 2009, 2013 and 2014. The Spaniard finished in second place in 2011 and 2012, and closed third in 2006 and 2015. “We face the most challenging and exciting season. Because we will have three GP overseas and from the point of view of physical and mental energy demand a lot of pilots.” said the Spaniard.
“The Motegi’s track reminds me of nice memories. So, I love Japan and I really like this circuit. For all of us and for the folks at Yamaha this is a very important home race GP. The end of the season is still far away. I have to think about driving in the best possible way to try to be competitive and win. It would be great to come back to victory in Yamaha’s home Grand Prix.” said Lorenzo.