Good afternoon dear readers of FormulaPassion.it, the appointment is one of those to be marked on the calendar: Valentino Rossi – together with the Dorna organizers – has called an extraordinary press conference at the Red Bull Ring, to clarify what his future will be. On several occasions the Italian legend of two wheels has assured that he would make his decision known after returning from summer holidays. In recent years, MotoGP has granted the honor of the ‘single’ press conference only to Dani Pedrosa in 2018 and to Jorge Lorenzo in 2019: in both cases it was the announcement of his retirement. We will tell you the words of Valentino Rossi with our direct text.
The conference will start at 4.15pm
16.10 – Five minutes to the press conference: the television crews are gathering, ready to seize a potentially historic moment for the entire World Championship. Single chair for Valentino Rossi.
Waiting … pic.twitter.com/2ZwyKe0d1x
– Mat Oxley (@matoxley) August 5, 2021
16.05 – Nothing has leaked from the entourage of the champion from Tavullia, nor from the long-time journalists present in the paddock. No tip, only hypotheses on how much Rossi will be able to communicate in 10 minutes in the extraordinary press conference.
16.00 – Valentino Rossi’s decision was limited to two hypotheses: that of retirement and that of the final season riding his team’s Ducati, the VR46 alongside his brother, Luca Marini. But the most accredited thesis is that of farewell to the World Championship, after the meager results obtained in the first half of 2021 with the Yamaha Petronas team.