The Drive to Survive mistakes MotoGP must avoid in 2022
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The Drive to Survive mistakes MotoGP must avoid in 2022

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OPINION: MotoGP will get its own Drive to Survive-style series in 2022, airing on Amazon Prime Video. It’s a much-needed grab at the mainstream for MotoGP, but a paradigm shift in the series highlighted by one of its leading stars must be embraced and not overshadowed by a desire to replicate DTS’s popcorn drama

“I think that our sport is changing, because years ago it was not like this. And I think it’s a great page of our sport, because respect is always the main thing. And more than ever, I think - and I feel - that respect is the main thing.”

This is how 2021 MotoGP runner-up Francesco Bagnaia reflected on his rivalry with world champion Fabio Quartararo last year. He lost out to the Frenchman by 26 points come the final reckoning, after a surge in the second part of the campaign that yielded four wins.

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