San Marino GP – Rossi again denies rumors of his retirement and will ride in MotoGP 2021! –

Rossi again denies rumors of retirement and will ride in MotoGP 2021 !

San Marino GP - Rossi again denies rumors of his retirement and will ride in MotoGP 2021! -

No, Valentino Rossi is not retiring from the motorcycle Grands Prix at the end of 2020! The nine-time world champion denies this rumor launched by the Italian press ahead of the San Marino GP in Misano and repeats that his transfer to Yamaha Petronas-SRT is "99%" final….

The official Yamaha rider, 7th in the MotoGP provisional, reaffirms loud and clear his firm intention to continue his career in 2021 with the Malaysian team Yamaha Petronas-SRT, unambiguously rejecting any idea of ​​hanging up the gloves at the end of the season.

  • Grand Prix of San Marino : Presentation and schedules
  • MNC special file 

"We are very close to signing: I will race with Petronas-SRT next year," repeats the transalpine star on the eve of the first practice of the Grand Prix in San Marino. "I’m going to say it’s 99% done, because it’s not signed, but we might be able to announce it at the Barcelona GP" (September 27, Editor’s note).

  • MNC of July 13, 2020: 
  • MNC of April 28, 2019 : 

This update comes to invalidate the hypothesis of his retirement at the end of 2020, on the grounds in particular of the length of negotiations with his future team. At 41, the Doctor would simply no longer be motivated according to the Italian press which judges him to be losing speed, worn out, even downright terrorized since Morbidelli’s motorcycle shaved his mustache at the Austrian GP. !

I have already explained that I will be driving in 2021 !

"The situation is the same as it was two or three weeks ago", tempers the n ° 46: "we take our time with Yamaha because we are not in a hurry and we have things to settle", assures Rossi, both annoyed and amused by this umpteenth announcement of his end of career (which some "have been planning" since 2010) ! 

San Marino GP - Rossi again denies rumors of his retirement and will ride in MotoGP 2021! -

"If you write on the Internet" Valentino is retiring ", many people click to read!", Analyzes the star in the face of this "fake news". "This is the origin of these rumors, because for my part the situation has not changed. I have already explained many times that I will be racing next year, but it is perhaps more interesting to say that I am leaving"…

"Maybe the media want me to go," the legendary Grand Prix motorcycle rider laughs. Remember that Rossi will be replaced in 2021 by Fabio Quartararo in the official Yamaha team. His future boss, Razlan Razzali of the Petronas SRT team, also came to the rescue to contradict this retirement announcement..

  • MNC of January 29, 2020 : 
  • MNC of August 3, 2020 : The worries of Rossi’s future boss

"Let it be clear: we are not planning Dovizioso for 2021 at all", said the Malaysian manager in reaction to rumors that Petronas-SRT is negotiating with Andrea Dovizioso instead of Rossi…

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