The SRT team is already looking for a replacement for Valentino Rossi

Spaniard Raúl Fernández tops the list to replace the Italian should he retire at the end of the year.

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With the start of the second half of 2021 everyone in the paddock of the a MotoGP they are very attentive to the decision that the Italian will make in the coming days Valentino Rossi about his sporting future.

The 42-year-old multiple champion, who is in his 26th season at the Motorcycle World Championship, could retire at the end of the year to focus on his own team, which will reach the top class of the two wheels in 2022.

Valentino RossiThe team SRT, where the Doctor currently competes, is already considering some options in the event that the legendary pilot chooses to hang up the diver and helmet at the end of this tournament.

According to Motorsport, the list includes Spanish Raul Fernandez, who currently competes in Moto2. The issue with the Iberian is that it is closely linked to KTM, which would require solving certain relevant contractual aspects.

Other Moto2 participants who are in the spotlight are the American Joe Roberts and Spanish Xavi Vierge, who has the advantage of running for SRT in the intermediate class. English Jake dixon, who also competes for SRT in the division, would not be in the plans.

But the replacement of Rossi, in the event of his retirement, is not the only thing that SRT must solve going forward. Also in the coming weeks the continuity of Petronas as main sponsor and even the link with Yamaha to remain as your satellite team.

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