Brad Binder's wish for the 2022 KTM: "More grip on the corner output"
Apart from Brad Binder's sensational victory with slicks in the rain at the Grand Prix of Austria in Spielberg, KTM has not to set accents in the second half of the MotoGP season 2021. © Motorsport.com Motorsport Photo Binder has no longer took it to the top 5. And teammate Miguel Oliveira, who had achieved a victory (Barcelona) and two second places in the first half of the season, did not even come to the top 10 in the top 10 since the summer break.
© Motorsport Images Valentino Rossi wants to enjoy his farewell as a MotoGP driver, not mourn
for Valentino Rossis last race in the motorcycle World Cup, the On Sunday in the form of the Grand Prix of Valencia 2021 goes over the stage, the MotoGP -Supperstar and his personal and professional environment have come up with something special.
Before Rossi on Sunday, November 14, 2021, his a total of 26-year-old World Cup career leaves on two wheels, there was a special appointment on Thursday in Valencia to honor Rossis long and successful career. Finally, since his World Cup debut, it has brought a lot of impressive numbers on 31 March debut in Shah Alam (Malaysia) on 31 March 1996 in Shah Alam (Malaysia) and some records .
Just before Portimao: Valentino Rossi tests in Misano Ferrari 488 GT3
© Motorsport Images Prepares Rossi in Misano on the Gulf 12 hours in January? After his MotoGP career Valentino Rossi wants to spend a few more years in automotive sports. Exact plans did not reveal the 42-year-old so far. Long-distance races with GT cars are expected to be its preferred choice. As our Italian colleagues report, Rossi was spotted in the middle of this week with a Ferrari 488 GT3 in Misano. The car was prepared as usual by Kessel Racing.
© Motorsport Images Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi
On Thursday, Rossi revealed in the paddock of the racetrack in Valencia again those nine motorcycles, with which he has achieved his nine World Cup titles: Starting with the Aprilia RS125 from the 125-season 1997 towards the Yamaha M1 from the MotoGP season 2009.
The unveiling of the most successful bikes of his career made Rossi including seat samples in front of the eyes of some driver colleagues and team bosses as well as his pregnant friend Francesca Sofia Novello, his longtime buddy Alessio "Uccio" Salucci and the Dorna Chefs Carmelo Ezpeleta.
"All the bikes to see together and also to see all the MotoGP pilots, that were big emotions," says Rossi and reveals with a grin: "Except the Honda bikes, I have all these bikes at home, so the Yamahas and the Aprilias. The Yamaha of 2004 is in my bathroom, oh nonsense, in my bedroom. "
maxima from the Netherlands: its tears facing the distress of a fan
© Agency / Bestimage Maxima of the Netherlands: its tears against the distress of a fan on official visit to Leusden, the queen maxima From the Netherlands was moved to the tears by one of his fans come to his meeting. Back of the United Arab Emirates, Maxima from the Netherlands was exit to Leusden on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the new premises of Afas Software on November 5th.
on Honda says Rossi: "I'll talk again with Alberto [Puig], if I can not at least have the 500s." The yellow Honda NSR500 in the Nastro-Azzurro design from the MotoGP season 2001 means Rossi very much. After all, he went to her his first World Cup title in the premier class.
on demand, whether he regrets something on his long and successful career in the motorcycle World Cup, Rossi calls three days before his last race on this stage again what he had said in August on his withdrawal PK in Spielberg.
"Of course, I would have liked the tenth World Cup title," says Rossi in Valencia and adds: "My last title was in 2009 and that lies away from the feeling of a whole life. The tenth title would have been a nice round degree But I can not complain. "
is there a rivalry with a driver who regrets Rossi in retrospect? "I had great rivalries that I enjoyed. Especially in the first part of my career, I have won more often. In the second part of my career I lost more often. But I have always enjoyed it."
Casey Stoner as "Riding Coach" at Ducati? That's what Bagnaia and Miller
© Ducati Corse Casey Stoner cheered in Portimao via Ducatis victory in the manufacturer's World Cup with as in the past race weekend in Portimao, Ex- MotoGP -Pilot Casey Stoner will be returned to the season finale in Valencia Be a guest in the Ducati box. Already a week ago, the two-time world champion was advising the work pilot Jack Miller and Francesco Bagnaia advising. both did not come out of the swarms and did not mind having the Australian permanently as a riding coach to their box.
"My Best Rivalry", so Rossi, "was perhaps the biaggi, just because it was one with two Italians with a big entourage. But also with Stoner, Lorenzo and at the end with Marquez I always enjoyed that. That's something , to which one will always remember later, because it was something special. "
"With the results I am very satisfied. And that MotoGP has become bigger, better and more famous, glad, of course, gladly pleases. After all, this sport is my passion and therefore I am glad that of course," says Rossi.
If Rossi is shed at Valencia on Sunday after the race in Valencia? "I do not know what's going to happen. But I'm really nobody howled. I'm more of one who laughs. That's my character," Grins the 42-year-old Italian.
The helmet completely hanging on the nail will not be Rossi after the Grand Prix of Valencia but not. For 2022 and, if applicable, the Italian already has already announced
a second career , but then on four instead of two wheels.
package for 2022: KTM tests many parts and new aerodynamics .
© Motorsport Images The new KTM panel statch of course in the eye KTM worked in the two-day test in Jerez with four drivers at the testing of new developments for the MotoGP season 2022. In addition to the master riders Brad Binder and Miguel Oliveira, the two test drivers Dani Pedrosa and Mika Kallio were on the track. different parts have been evaluated to collect information for the next year's package. Pedrosa was traveling with another chassis.