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Why Rossi is no longer Yamaha's future

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Why Rossi is no longer Yamaha's future
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Jul 17, 2019, 11:05 AM

Valentino Rossi has been a MotoGP star for a generation, but in 2019 he has made his worst-ever start to a season. In this revealing interview, Yamaha team boss Lin Jarvis explains why the manufacturer is already looking to life without Rossi.

Last weekend at the Sachsenring, Valentino Rossi completed the worst first half to season in his MotoGP career so far.

It seems that at the age of 40, the trumpets heralding the end of one of the most transcendental periods in the history of motorsport have begun to sound, even if Rossi's contract does run through to the end of 2020.

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Series MotoGP
Teams Yamaha Factory Racing
Author Oriol Puigdemont