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Entertainment update after corona infection: This is how Valentino Rossi is now

16:25  20 october  2020
16:25  20 october  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

Rossi continues his career with another team

 Rossi continues his career with another team The most famous motorcycle racer in history will continue his career in MotoGP, but will be chasing points for another team in 2021. © Provided by sport1.de Rossi continues his career with another team The Italian motorcycle superstar Valentino Rossi is continuing his impressive career and will switch from the Yamaha factory team to Petronas in the coming year. The 41-year-old announced his new commitment to the Yamaha customer team on Thursday. "The contract is ready and I will sign it.

Update on Marc Márquez' condition. Hulkenberg substituted for two different drivers this year. One was out because of Corona , the other an unrelated illness. Hopefully Valentino gets well soon despite opinions on his form or luck let’s just hope he makes a full recovery and leave it at that.

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Valentino Rossi wird auch für Argaon 2 nicht auf die Strecke zurückkehren © Motorsport Images Valentino Rossi will not return to the track for Argaon 2 either

Valentino Rossi missed the first MotoGP race in Aragon due to a corona infection and will also be absent from the second round this weekend as he has to isolate himself for at least ten days. The "Doctor" followed the Grand Prix from quarantine in Tavullia live in front of the television.

"It was a difficult moment," admits the 41-year-old in an interview with 'Sky Sport Italia'. "This Grand Prix came after three zeros." Because in the past three races Rossi fell out. In Aragon he wanted to do better.

But after the Yamaha rider felt bad last Thursday and then tested positive, that was no longer an option. "It's really bad and sad to stay home and watch this Grand Prix," affirmed Rossi. "But I wouldn't have been able to drive this weekend."

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 Valentino Rossi on Portimao: © MotoGP.com Valentino Rossi had a lot of fun with his Yamaha superbike in Portimao On Wednesday some MotoGP riders got to know the circuit in Portimao during a test ( to the test report ). Yamaha was also there and had Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales ride series Superbikes. Jorge Lorenzo drove the MotoGP -Yamaha around the course, but wasn't too fast. Lorenzo will do a second day of testing on Thursday.

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Rossi: Next weekend will be even tougher

The Italian last felt too sick, complained of fever and body aches. "I'm fine now compared to two days ago. I'm still a little weak, but I no longer have a fever," he posted a Sunday health update.

"In fact, I was sick for a day and a half. It's better now. Moving around without a headache is something else." Therefore Rossi speculates that it will be all the more difficult for him to miss on the next race weekend. : "Then I'll be fine again, but I won't be able to return."

What particularly hurt him last weekend was the Moto2 race. Because there, half-brother Luca Marini and his team-mate Marco Bezzecchi, both VR46 drivers were eliminated - Bezzecchi was even in the lead.

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Due to corona infection: Valentino Rossi also misses Aragon 2 - no replacement

 Due to corona infection: Valentino Rossi also misses Aragon 2 - no replacement © Motorsport Images Valentino Rossi's garage remains orphaned on the second Aragon weekend Because Valentino Rossi tested positive for the coronavir , the Yamaha driver is not missing only at the current MotoGP race weekend in Aragon, but will also miss the back-to-back race on the same track next week. His team confirmed this in a press release on Sunday morning.

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"I was speechless," admits Rossi. "I thought Bezzecchi would win. He had an incredible race. I didn't want to believe it." In Moto3, too, things went suboptimal: Andrea Migno crashed, Celestino Vietti finished ninth. And in MotoGP, another Academy rider, Francesco Bagnaia, went down.

After all: Franco Morbidelli, Rossi's pupil and his future teammate in 2021, finished sixth. Overall, however, Yamaha had expected more after the strong training sessions: Maverick Vinales took fourth place, Fabio Quartararo went under completely due to a problem with the front tire.

¿pbtag | MotoGPPodcastAragon1 | pb¿Suzuki triumphed for this: Alex Rins took the first win of the season, Joan Mir was third on the podium and took the championship lead. "We always deal with Suzuki. I understood very well that he can win the World Cup," said Rossi.

And the improvement in Honda has not escaped him: "Honda seems to have gotten a lot better to me. The drivers have fewer problems and are fast. Precise movement when accelerating, and in Aragon it is not easy. They are in good shape, have improved stability on the front wheel and are dangerous. "

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