Erstwhile MotoGP championship baton Fabio Quartararo admits he is afraid about the Suzuki blackmail in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Misano as he thinks the GSX-RR is “perfect”.
Joan Mir put on a backward allegation for the belvedere in aftermost weekend’s San Marino GP at the aforementioned circuit, afterlight Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi on the aftermost lap to affirmation third, while Alex Rins was abutting to the belvedere in fifth.
This followed on from a second-place accomplishment in the Austrian GP, while Mir was on advance for achievement in the Styria chase afore it was red-flagged – the Spaniard ultimately catastrophe up fourth as a aftereffect of a abridgement of a beginning advanced tyre for the restart.
Suzuki afflicted at Red Bull Ring, with its absorption off corners preventing it from actuality swallowed up on the straights by Ducatis and Hondas.
With the additional Misano annular accepted to be abundant tighter than aftermost weekend, breadth Yamaha-mounded Franco Morbidelli denticulate his aboriginal MotoGP win for Petronas SRT, his team-mate Quartararo bidding apropos about the blackmail Suzuki poses to Yamaha.
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“I’m afraid because they are fast in the straight, they are fast in dispatch to beat people, they are so fast,” Quartararo said.
“I’m afraid because both riders are actual fast.
“Mir is in abounding confidence, so it’s not accessible for us because we are advance in this breadth and I anticipate appropriate now all-embracing the bike is the absolute bike.
“Overall from the chassis, agent power, I anticipate is absolutely great, administration [also].”
Mir brushed off Quartararo’s assessment, acquainted that Yamaha “is accepting pole positions, and the champ of the aftermost chase was one Yamaha”.
“I didn’t apperceive [if] Fabio rode my bike,” the Suzuki addition joked.
“It’s absolutely nice to apprehend addition that knows my bike bigger than me.
“What can I say, of advance the bike of the added bodies is bigger than the one you are application for sure.
“At the moment, the one that is accepting pole positions is him and the champ of the aftermost chase was one Yamaha.
“So, I don’t apperceive if I accept to acknowledgment that question.
“Yes, for sure, I feel abundant and for abiding we accept a abundant package.
“Now, I feel acceptable with the bike, I anticipate we are in a acceptable level. I’m accessible to action with these guys for sure.”