Classics Jorge Lorenzo: "Driving style of Vinales fits more about Ducati and Honda"
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Jorge Lorenzo recognizes at Vinales weaknesses compared to Yamaha colleague Quartararo - on the other side he dares Ducati with Bagnaia the World Cup title to
Maverick Vinales Stand Qatar as a rejubated start-up winner of the MotoGP season 2021 on the podium. Since then, the Spaniard has been overshadowed by his Yamaha team-colleague Fabio Quartararo, which is new in the team. Quartararo won in Doha and Portimao. Also in Jerez, the Frenchman was the fastest man before he fell back for arm pump pain.
After his win at the first race, Vinales became fifth, eleventh and seventh. The podium was never in absolute grip width. With 16 points residue on Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati), Vinales is still in the overall standings.
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Jack Miller led a Ducati 1-2 in second practice for the MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix, while Honda rookie Pol Espargaro suffered his second crash of the day. © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Jack Miller, Ducati Team Aleix Espargaro set the early pace as FP2 got underway with a 1m55.204s, before Francesco Bagnaia dropped into the 1m54s with a 1m54.625s to take over top spot moments later. This lap stood for just a few seconds, as his factory Ducati teammate Miller edged ahead with a 1m54.571s before the session was red-flagged briefly for debris on the main straight.
"was positive, and that's probably the only positive that he has lost less positions at the start," analyzes Jorge Lorenzo in his. "He had better trainings and a better pace than his race result."
"Hopefully he understands how he has to start better, because that's the crucial point for his results." Since he has successfully driven for Yamaha for many years, Lorenzo first-hand knows the characteristic of Yamaha M1.
I notice at Vinales: "In terms of his driving technique, I personally see that Quartararo rides liquid into the curve. This also applies to Morbidelli. Maybe his driving style is better for a Ducati or Honda." Lorenzo also knows Ducati and Honda first-hand.
The three times MotoGP world champion reach three race victories with the DESMOSEDICI before it came to the separation and Lorenzo moved to Honda. After the generation change at Ducati, Jack Miller and Bagnaia should set up.
Vinales without MotoGP crew chief until Qatar race day
Maverick Vinales has confirmed he will be without his MotoGP crew chief until at least Sunday of the Qatar Grand Prix due to a reactive COVID-19 test result. © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Maverick Vinales, Yamaha Factory Racing Rumours emerged earlier in the week on the run up to the opening round of the 2021 MotoGP season that Vinales’ Yamaha crew chief Esteban Garcia had tested positive for COVID-19. Vinales confirmed Garcia had an initial test which proved reactive – meaning the result didn’t count – but tested negative on Wednesday.
Lorenzo to Jerez: Miller is "no great" race driven
"He's a good race, but no great," rated Lorenzo Millers victory in Jerez. "But if you get the victory served, then you have to benefit from it. Miller did that very well."
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Photo: Motorsport Images"Jack Miller was one of the weekend's positive surprises. It's never easy to get out of a difficult phase." For Ducati it was the first Jerez victory since 2006 and the first double victory since Brno 2018 (Dovizioso before Lorenzo).
"I believe that Ducati can now win on every route," says Lorenzo. "Ducati has a complete motorcycle. The curve peed is still not the best, but they do not lose as much as in other years. Ducati is ready for the world championship title."
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After four races, Bagnaia leads the World Cup rating two points before Quartararo, 16 before Vinales, 17 in front of Joan me and 18 before Johann Zarco. Bagnaia is the only driver in the field, which has written double-digit in all four races.Lorenzo believes: Bagnaia can become world champion
"Bagnaia was put into the shadows in the first race despite the podium square of Zarco. And in the second race it was again Zarco and, above all, Jorge Martin, who has been surprised," Lorenzo looks at Bagnaiia's previous season back.
"It seems he was overshadowed, but with the second places in Portimao and Jerez he has developed to the leadership figure at Ducati. And he also leads the World Cup. I believe he has a very good chance because he has a very good chance The Ducati is best driving for a long time. "
with constant good results leads "pecco" Bagnaia the World Cup to
Photo: Motorsport Images"Ducati has become a complete motorcycle. You do not lose as much in the curves. Francescos Fahrstyle fits Also, good that he loses as little as possible on Yamaha and Suzuki. He is in an excellent position. "
Despite victory, Lorenzo believes that Miller is not so completely situated: "In my opinion, he lacks a little precision. Undoubtedly he is not the most precise driver in the field. He is very fast and in some circumstances of the fastest, But he still lacks the strength to quickly conquer and win the pole position. "
"He had a solid weekend and qualified for the first start series. Then he had a great start. Sure, Fabio was faster, but in the MotoGP these things can happen. Your opponent crashes or has a problem. Then you have the first one Be pursuer to benefit from it. I hope he finds this strength step by step so that he wins race clearly and succinctly. "
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