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Lorenzo: From unsettling Rossi to back of the grid ignominy

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Lorenzo: From unsettling Rossi to back of the grid ignominy
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Nov 14, 2019, 2:49 PM

Jorge Lorenzo will be leaving MotoGP at the end of a terrible season - one that does his achievements no justice. Here is the story of his career decline, and why he should be remembered for his highs.

On the Thursday of the Valencia Grand Prix, Jorge Lorenzo announced he will call time on his MotoGP career at the end of his toughest year as a motorcycle racer.

As Honda teammate Marc Marquez recently said, it was "unimaginable" to think Lorenzo would be in the position he has been in this year. Almost prophetically, Marquez added it was just as "unimaginable" that this could continue into 2020.

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Series MotoGP
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Author Lewis Duncan