Petronas SRT Unveils 2021 MotoGP Livery
Valentino Rossi made his first public appearance in the Petronas Yamaha Sepang Racing Team colors he will race in for the 2021 MotoGP World Championship.
In an online team launch, Rossi and new teammate and VR46 Academy graduate Franco Morbidelli outlined their expectations for the season, which will be Rossi’s 21st in the premier class.
“It’s a new challenge for me,” Rossi said. “This is a very young team, but in the last two years they have already been really competitive. I’m happy to see my new bike for this year and I really like the colors of the livery, leathers, helmet, etc. It looks awesome.
“My targets for 2021 is to be competitive, fight to win races, fight to achieve podiums and also fight for a good position in the World Championship standings at the end of the season. We are all very focused on our targets to make the best we can. I think that with Franco we are a very interesting couple of riders as we know each other really well.”
Morbidelli, meanwhile has nothing less than the world championship on his mind after a breakthrough 2020 season in which he was the top Yamaha rider on a year-old machine.
“My personal target for 2021 is to get better; improve myself as a person, rider and athlete,” Morbidelli said. “I know it’s hard and difficult because last year we were quite fast and we made great races and achieved great results. Nevertheless, we will have to try to improve compared with 2020, so that’s my aim, try to be better year after year.”
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