Rossi “99% certain” he will ride for Petronas Yamaha in 2021

by | Jul 15, 2020 | motoGP News, Yamaha

Rossi “99% certain” he will ride for Petronas Yamaha in 2021

The Doctor has said he is very close to confirming his future in MotoGP™ with some minor details left to be finalised

Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi has dropped the biggest hint yet surrounding his MotoGP™ future, saying that a move to Petronas Yamaha SRT is “99% certain”. The Doctor looks set to swap places with Fabio Quartararo and join VR46 Academy rider Franco Morbidelli in the Malaysian outfit in 2021.

Speaking to both DAZN and Sky Sport Italia, the Italian said: “The news that I signed isn’t true, but we’re very close to agreeing a contract. I want to continue racing. It’s 99% certain that I’ll race with the Petronas team in 2021.

 

“We’re still to resolve some details, especially about my team and the people who’ll work with me. We’re talking about how we’ll set up the team, there are a lot of pieces to put into place.”

Stay tuned to motogp.com to be the first to know when the nine-time World Champion’s move to Petronas Yamaha SRT becomes official. And don’t forget to tune into Thursday’s Red Bull Spanish Grand Prix Press Conference where the 41-year-old could divulge some more information on his impending move.

Every practice session, qualifying battle and race, exclusive interviews, historic races and so much more fantastic content: this is VideoPass!

Source link

MotoGP NEWS FEED

Braketech Ventilated Brake Pistons

Some posh chassis kit is destined to be on show all the time – but only you will know that these sweet Braketech vented pistons from HPS are doing a proper job on your bike. They’re produced from super finish stainless steel and have a cunning design aimed to cut heat...

Elf Total Classic Car Engine Oil HTX Collection Multigrade 20W50 5 Litre Tin

HTX collection 20W-50 is a customized solution for old and young vintage vehicles with engines made in original state with or without turbocharger, especially those made since 1950. The excellent viscosity balance permits low-wear starts even after longer...

2022 Husqvarna Vitpilen 401

Futuristic bodywork makes the small Vitpilen easy on the eyes. (Husqvarna/)UpsEasy Shift for clutchless up/downshiftingLightweight and compact for easy handlingGreat brakesDownsErgonomics not as comfortable as Svartpilen’sSeat is also uncomfortableIllegible...

2021 Honda Gold Wing Tour DCT MC Commute Review

Honda’s Gold Wing is the zenith of motorcycle touring. Whether you’re running to the local convenience store for a Slurpee, or traveling across the American Southwest for a getaway weekend, few streetbikes are as capable as the Gold Wing Tour DCT ($29,300 as...

2021 Kawasaki Z900RS/Café

2021 Kawasaki Z900RS. (Kawasaki/)UpsClassic replica styling of the original Z1Modern chassis, suspension, brakes, wheelsDownsUnder 100 hp fromSuspension a bit softVerdictRetro classic fever caught on big with the motorcycle industry in the latter half of the past...

2022 BMW F 900 XR Adventure Sport Review

We go for another ride aboard BMW’s easy-riding F 900 XR. (Joseph Agustin/)The 2022 F 900 XR is a plus-size middleweight adventure sport from BMW Motorrad. When BMW introduced this model for the 2020 model year, we were there for the official press introduction; see...

GP for the masses…

Way back in 2002 Ducati surprised the biking world when it showcased its new V4-powered sportsbike: the GP3. It was to hit the MotoGP scene in time for the 2003 season, with Loris Capirossi and Troy Bayliss atop this beautiful and capable bike that powered Loris to a...

The Moto Beach Classic Returns to Bolsa Chica, CA

A purpose build asphalt oval track will host a number of races including the 2021 Super Hooligan National Championship final. The Moto Beach Classic returns to Bolsa Chica on Saturday, October 23rd. Entry is free for a full day of motorcycle racing from the final...

2022 BMW R nineT/Pure

2022 BMW R nineT Pure. (BMW/)UpsNew Euro 5 cylinder heads produce better low-midrange torqueElectronic rider aids standard across all modelsUpdated rear shockDownsNo tachometer or gear indicator on Pure modelSeat uncomfortable on longer ridesFront suspension a bit...

2022 Yamaha YZF-R7 World GP 60th Anniversary Preview

The newest member of Yamaha’s sportbike line, the YZF-R7 will come in special World GP 60th Anniversary dress in 2022. (Yamaha/)In celebration of 60 years of World Grand Prix competition, Yamaha is releasing a number of anniversary edition sportbikes for the 2022...