Updated 10/23/2021 - 19:32 Valentino rossi will start last in his last race at Misano and Italy. It is not the best farewell. He spoke of Marco
GP Emilia Romagna MotoGP 2021: Rossi reminds Simoncelli: “That day I didn’t know how he would get ahead”
Valentino rossi will start last in his last race at Misano and Italy. It is not the best farewell. He spoke of Marco Simoncelli, on the tenth anniversary of his death – an oak tree was planted in his honor. Also from his special helmet or the third place on the grid of his brother, Luca Marini.
“The moment when the Sepang thing happened, ten years ago, I will remember forever as one of the worst things in my life. When I got back to my office, with Uccio and Max, I didn’t know what to do. I was desperate.” , when a little time passed, it was even worse. He didn’t know how he was going to get ahead. We lost a great driver, but I lost a great friend with whom I had spent a lot of time. Marco was the first pilot of the Academy, although the Academy did not even exist then. I have the feeling that I saw Marco only a few months ago. “
“It’s a pity that Savadori got injured, maybe I could have played it with him. Just kidding. In these conditions, with the wet asphalt, it takes courage and heart to push with the smooth and I didn’t feel good. I didn’t feel good. neither with the motorcycle nor with the tires. I hope tomorrow is sunny and it will be better. “
“Tomorrow will be a very exciting time. I am happy to greet my fans and I wanted to thank them with the helmet. I think it will be the last special helmet. In our program there is not doing another for Valencia, maybe there we will invent something else “.
Luca Marini, third.
“It was fantastic. I am very proud and happy for him. He made a wonderful lap. For a rookie, the first year is always difficult, but strong drivers have flashes. It is an important result, also for his future in a year that has Next year I will be in a high-level project with us, I will have a good bike and people who have worked with me. I think they have the speed and the talent to do it well. “