May 22, 2022

MotoGP: the bike is back in the rain! – Le Mag Sport Auto

After the excellent start to the season of the Monster Energy Yamaha team of Fabio Quartararo and Johann Zarco, both of whom are at the top of the standings; the second half of the season promises to be intense. Notably for his comeback for the Austrian MotoGP Grand Prix with a hint of rain.

MotoGP: Quartararo grand favors

Fabio Quartararo is emerging as the big favorite for the world title this season, especially with the recent performances of his team. This is why the Frenchman is impatient to resume the second part of the season and get back on his bike: “ I am really happy that we are returning to competition. I had a great time during the summer break, and it was good to rest a bit, but now I just want to get back on my bike. I want to take the season race by race, so I’m not too focused on the standings. My main goal is to do a good job in Austria this weekend and the following week. We know Spielberg is not our best track on the calendar, but I’ve been on the podium here before, so we know it’s possible to fight for the top spots. We will do our best. “

The native of Nice arrives at the Austrian Grand Prix, to start the second part of the MotoGP season with a 34-point lead over runner-up Johann Zarco. However, the recovery may not be easy for our tricolors. Indeed, if the Pramac with the Ducati engine – the most powerful of the MotoGP field – of Cannes is the favorite for the layout of the Red Bull Ring, the rain can quickly come to mingle in the fight and redistribute the cards.

Rain expected for the MotoGP Grand Prix

According to recent weather forecasts, only the day of Saturday should be spared by rain and thunderstorms. And if Friday seems to be threatened by light showers, Sunday is threatened by violent thunderstorms. The recovery promises to be eventful, putting all the drivers to the test if it rains. Especially since the greatest balancers will know how to put themselves forward to keep or resume in this second part of the MotoGP season. For, why not, overturn the hierarchy in place which is well inked.

Article published on August 6, 2021 at 6:20 am