Victory number four of 2021 for Fabio Quartararo but the paddock’s thoughts were firmly with the family and friends of Jason Dupasquier
Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP’s Fabio Quartararo claimed a commanding and emotional Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley victory to extend his World Championship lead to 24 points, as Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team) crashed out on Lap 2. Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) and reigning World Champion Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) completed the Mugello podium.
MotoGP™ GRID PAY THEIR CONDOLENCES TO JASON
MotoGP™ riders share memories and condolences for Dupasquier
A somber Italian Grand Prix was secondary following the tragic passing of Jason Dupasquier. The Swiss teenager was well-liked and respected throughout the paddock with the MotoGP™ grid coming together before the race and then speaking afterward on a dark day for our sport.
ZARCO AND BASTIANINI EXPLAIN WARM UP LAP CLASH
What happened between Zarco and Bastianini pre-race?
In a baffling moment before the Mugello race even got underway, Ducati’s Johann Zarco and Enea Bastianini came together as they were about to line-up on the grid. Bastianini was sent over the top of his Avintia Esponsorama machine, with the pair explaining what happened above.
UNSEEN: ROSSI MAKES TOP 10 RETURN AT HOME
UNSEEN: Rossi’s relief at making top ten return on home soil
It’s no secret that The Doctor has struggled in the opening half of 2021, with his one shining light coming on home soil at the Italian Grand Prix. Our cameras followed the final laps from the Petronas Yamaha SRT box as Rossi’s team celebrate his return to the top ten.
MUUUUGELLO: ROSSI EXPLAINS HIS HELMET DESIGN
Muuugello: Rossi explains legen-dairy helmet design
It wouldn’t be Mugello without Valentino Rossi unveiling a special, one-off helmet design. And his 2021 edition didn’t disappoint with the 42-year-old cracking a ten out of ten Dad joke. Let the man himself talk you through the design plus his best impression of a cow.