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Bagnaia thinks MotoGP is changing for the better

Bagnaia thinks MotoGP is changing for the better

Ducati rider Bagnaia obtained four races in 2021 on his formulation to 2d within the standings, having proved to be world champion Fabio Quartararo’s most important rival within the title war.

Though the championship tussle between the pair by no design purchased to a heated stage as Quartararo secured the crown with two races to spare, both riders exuded appreciate for every other the least bit times.

Having crashed out of the Emilia Romagna Big Prix and handed the title to Quartararo, Bagnaia was the first to greet the Yamaha rider in pitlane to congratulate him – and maintained that the Frenchman constantly deserved the championship extra than he did.

On the total, the brand new generation of riders maintain precipitated runt or no controversy amongst every other – a much cry from past rivalries in MotoGP between the likes of Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, Casey Stoner, Sete Gibernau and Max Biaggi.

When requested by Motorsport.com in an upcoming edition of the Tank Slappers podcast if he expected his contention with Quartararo to be as sure as it was, Bagnaia stated: “I include that our sport is changing, on account of years within the past it was no longer treasure this.

“And I include it be a tall page of our sport, on account of appreciate is continually the most important thing.

“And extra than ever, I include, and I include that appreciate is the most important thing.”

Francesco Bagnaia, Ducati Team

Francesco Bagnaia, Ducati Crew

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The dignity that Bagnaia got from his peers also prolonged to interior the Ducati garage within the create of teammate Jack Miller.

The Australian stated slack within the season he would impress would he may per chance to abet Bagnaia’s title hopes if he was in a undeniable to impress so, while at Austin he waved the Italian via as he charged in direction of third.

Commenting on the atmosphere within the Ducati garage, Bagnaia added: “I include we maintain created a tall thing within the box, for the reason that air within the box is terribly restful.

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“We cooperate plenty. And for sure it be something that helps plenty our work, on account of infrequently he tried a undeniable tyre, I try something varied and after the session we talk constantly about the session.

“I was thinking Jack was a tall teammate, on account of this was already the third Twelve months together and we know every other from 2011 and we maintain a upright relationship.

“We’re two inspiring riders and I include it be the suitable design conceivable to impress a greater job.”