Fabio Quartararo, the big rant!

Fabio Quartararo, the big rant!

Forced to retire from the second lap of the sprint contested this Saturday at Mugello after being hit by Miguel Oliveira, Fabio Quartararo assured that he did not blame the Portuguese driver but was more critical of the commissioners.

Sprint races do not succeed for Fabio Quartararo. After taking one point in Portugal and five in Jérez de la Frontera, the 2021 world champion once again failed to see the finish during the sprint of the Italian Grand Prix. This Saturday, on the Mugello circuit, the French driver’s race ended on the second lap. In fact, he was hit by the Aprilia from the Trackhouse team entrusted to Miguel Oliveira. A fall which did not allow him to get back on the track.

While the shock was violent, the Niçois assured at the microphone of Canal+ that ” everything is fine “. Returning to the incident, the Yamaha rider assured that he had not “didn’t see it coming” the Portuguese, who “arrived much too quickly”. Nevertheless, he is understanding towards Miguel Oliveira. “It can happen, we know very well that we are all at the limit”, he added. The Habs were much less friendly towards the FIM commissioners, whom they went to see at the end of the race to express their dissatisfaction.

Fabio Quartararo: “We need more professional people”

“I wanted to see the commissioners, not so that Miguel Oliveira gets a penalty, but just to realize that they are not doing a good job,” he thundered, adding that his opponent ” made an error “. In his eyes, the officials “are not doing a good job » while Enea Bastianini refused to apply any penalty in the race last weekend in Barcelona to express his anger. “I came out more lost than when I arrivedsaid Fabio Quartararo. But it’s not bad. I feel like I’m talking to someone who has never raced. It’s sad but you know, we need more professional people. »

Despite this incident and his 15th place on the starting grid this Sunday, “El Diablo” intends to give everything on the Mugello circuit to get a place in the Top 10. “We know it’s complicated, especially in the first laps, but we have to stay positive, he concluded. Honestly, apart from the race, I think it was a pretty good qualifying session, and we will try to get a better start and be in a better position at the first corner. » It’s up to him to seize the opportunities that arise.

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