MotoGP, Morbidelli: "I was the last in Yamaha, 2021 with Rossi will be fantastic"
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"At the beginning of the year, I felt like Yamaha's fourth force and, with the different bike, I felt less loved. The level is really high. Vale has lots of experience, Quartararo is superfast, Maverick as well. I was just the last."
It's really true: you only see the results at the end. Franco Morbidelli, third in the Portimao GP, is second in this incredible world championship. "I'm really happy with this season. It didn't start out in the best way because, when I found out I was getting a different package than the other Yamaha riders, I was frustrated. But we were able to point all the problems in the right direction. Now's the time to rest and think about next year."

Franco was fast on the Portuguese track, trying to achieve another victory. But, he said, "Miguel was unbeatable, unattainable today. At the beginning, I tried to keep up with him, but I quickly understood that he was faster. It was impossible."

What Petronas did and, above all, the work that Morbidelli did with his Forcada technician, turned out to be a choice that paid off in the end. Behind all this was the commitment of the team, but also Franco's stubbornness with the work carried out.

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