Rossi hails Ferrari's 2012 recovery

Valentino Rossi, Ducati Marlboro Team
Valentino Rossi, Ducati Marlboro Team

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Jul.31 (GMM) Valentino Rossi has used Ferrari as an example of an Italian racing team that managed to emerge from a deep crisis.

Increasingly frustrated with his MotoGP outfit Ducati's lack of progress, the Italian motorcycle great said Maranello based Ferrari turned around a similar slump in a matter of mere months.

"They too were far behind at the beginning, and it was Fernando (Alonso) who made a difference, but then the team also progressed.

"But, us (Ducati), we do not improve," he told Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Valentino Rossi
Teams Ferrari
Article type Breaking news
Tags alonso, ducati, ferrari, maranello, motogp, rossi