KTM, the Austrian favorite: Valentino Rossi to 5th place in Brno

With the 200. Podium in the Premier class did not work for Valentino Rossi at the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic, but the Yamaha rider was with his race not s

KTM, the Austrian favorite: Valentino Rossi to 5th place in Brno

With the 200. Podium in the Premier class did not work for Valentino Rossi at the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic, but the Yamaha rider was with his race not satisfied. After 21 laps he had a seven and a half seconds behind Brno-winner Brad Binder (KTM).

"you are scary," says Rossi on the KTM. "I think if the Pole would not be overthrown, they would have celebrated a double victory. Your motorbike is very fast. Binder and Espargaro give powerful Gas. I think they are for the next race in Austria is a favorite."

Rossi was Fifth. He had the driver up to second place, practically right in front of you in the field of view. "Today was a good race," nods to the Italians, therefore, satisfied. Starting from grid position ten coming Rossi made until the end of the first lap, a Position well.

With the way the new Holeshot Device for the Start, he is pleased: "the System for Me like that, we can start something better. The Start is in MotoGP is crucial. If you can make up some positions, then this is very important, because Overtaking is very difficult."

Performance better than that of the podium in Jerez

In round four, Rossi made his maneuvers and his team-mate Maverick Vinales grabbed for the eight rank. While Vinales with the soft had rear tyre trouble, and finally only 14. it was, it went for Rossi in the sequence to the front.

In the starting line-up was nine-time world champion at the last Moment opted for the Medium rear tyre. Twelve laps before the end of the race, overtook Rossi Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia). Then, as Pol Espargaro (KTM) in the battle with Johann Zarco (Avintia Ducati) crashed, he was Sixth.

In the final phase of the tracker group advanced. Rossi was still able to overtake Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha) and in the final laps the attacks of Miguel Oliveira (Tech-3-KTM) to fend off and a fifth place finish.

"The second race in Jerez was for the better because I was there on the Podium, but in General, my Performance here is better," compares Rossi, "because I had to start from the fourth row. My Performance was from Start to finish, well, I felt on the Bike."

"a Pity, that I have made in the Qualifying mistake, because from a start, there are a number more in the front I would have been able to fight for the Podium. But still, it was a good Performance, and the race was fun for me."

In the world championship, Rossi is now traveling as the Seventh of the Czech Republic and on to Austria. For the coming weekend, rain is for Spielberg partially predicted. This preliminary forecast is not but according to the taste of the 41-Year-old.

"We come from the Sahara heat in Jerez and here in Brno, the asphalt temperature was very high. Should it rain in Austria, then this is never good news, because I don't like rain driving." In Austria, two Grands Prix are the next two weekends on the program.

This article was written by Gerald Dirnbeck

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Updated Date: 09 August 2020, 13:26

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