The next steps in the rebuilding of a stalled MotoGP career
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The next steps in the rebuilding of a stalled MotoGP career

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Maverick Vinales’ early debut with Aprilia has been one of the most interesting plots of the recent MotoGP rounds. The results may not look standout on paper, but a closer inspection reveals just how much progress Vinales has truly made in understanding a bike that has taken him well out of his “comfort zone”

Unsettled. That would be the best word to describe the last week in the world of MotoGP. Andrea Dovizioso returned to action with Petronas SRT last weekend at Misano, replacing Franco Morbidelli, who in turn has begun life as a factory Yamaha rider. Amid all of that came news of new factory deals for both riders and the announcement of the (mysterious) new team Dovizioso will race for next year.

All of this upheaval at Yamaha is a direct result of Maverick Vinales’ decision to quit the factory squad a year into his current two-year deal, before he was ultimately ejected in August after a major fallout in Austria in which he tried to damage his M1’s engine in the Styrian Grand Prix as frustration got the better of him.

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