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How a ‘butt-kicking’ helped shape MotoGP’s newest winner

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How a ‘butt-kicking’ helped shape MotoGP’s newest winner
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It's not been the easiest of routes to the top for Franco Morbidelli, but as the San Marino GP winner tells Motorsport.com, his pasting by Fabio Quartararo in 2019 and loss of factory Yamaha support has been vital in shaping Italy's next big MotoGP hope

"In my opinion, the race went just fine." Those were Franco Morbidelli's first words in the post-race press conference at Misano he headlined after scorching to a maiden MotoGP victory in the San Marino Grand Prix.

Apparently, nothing seems to faze the Petronas SRT rider. If the world of motorcycle racing and MotoGP is thrash metal, then Morbidelli is some laid-back reggae. More than most, he understands how to put things into perspective because it's not been the easiest of roads to Misano 2020.

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