Christina Bulpett |
Newly-unveiled Monster Yamaha MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo predicts an amazing future for final 12 months’s Petronas teammate and Moto2 rider Jake Dixon.
The Andorran resident selected the Derby rider as his breakout star of 2021, and described Dixon as a vibrant expertise.
“If I want to assist him this 12 months to make him battle for wins and podiums, I hope I can provide a small push that may assist and I hope to have him quickly to the Petronas MotoGP group within the subsequent years,” stated the Frenchman,
Regardless of Dixon having solely joined the Petronas SRT squad final 12 months, and the MotoGP paddock as an entire the 12 months earlier than, proof of the pair’s relationship was clear to see all through the whole thing of 2020, from instagram posts, coaching classes and pitwall help throughout race weekends, with the Frenchman even coming to the field to console Dixon after the Le Mans crash that denied him a debut victory.
Trying again to the October incident, Quartararo defined: “I don’t actually win a whole lot of races however I’ve taken a whole lot of expertise from every season and I feel that, whenever you lead your first race, like he did – he had Sam behind however Sam was one of many favourites of the championship and he simply preserve him one second behind him throughout a whole lot of laps – I feel he simply did an incredible job and he be taught rather a lot.
“Then he had powerful moments, he brake his hand, so it’s all the time good to have somebody to enter the field that has somewhat little bit of expertise.
“I feel it was nice for him to battle for the victory, sadly he crashed however he be taught rather a lot. He may have a whole lot of alternatives this 12 months.”