Why Quartararo has evolved more than Yamaha on his road to the MotoGP title
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Why Quartararo has evolved more than Yamaha on his road to the MotoGP title

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Fabio Quartararo has his first match point in the 2021 MotoGP title race this weekend at Misano. While the 2021 Yamaha is a much-improved bike to its inconsistent predecessor, its the rider himself who has shown the biggest evolution this season. Oriol Puigdemont delves into Quartararo's growth.

The transformation carried out by Fabio Quartararo is as or more important than the improvement of his Yamaha to understand how that inconsistency that took him away from the title in 2020 has given way to the most infallible rider in the MotoGP World Championship in 2021.

This Sunday, at the Marco Simoncelli circuit, 'El Diablo' will have the chance to give France its first world champion in the premier class. Apart from multiple other combinations, Quartararo will clinch his first crown if he wins the race, or if he finishes second and Francesco Bagnaia does not cross the finish line first. The simple fact of being able to celebrate with two races to go before the championship closes in Valencia gives an idea of the superiority of the Yamaha rider, who has been at the top of the points table since the fifth round of the calendar at Le Mans.

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