Valentino Rossi: "The saint of motorcyclists today did a great job"

The Italian reflected on the shock he experienced at the Austrian GP and pointed his guns against Johan Zarco.

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After starring in the biggest scare of his sports campaign -said by himself- Valentino Rossi reflected on the incident that may have cost him his life during the Austrian Grand Prix de MotoGP.

The same occurred on the ninth lap of the race, the fourth of the tournament, when the Doctor passed within inches of his compatriot's motorcycles Franco Morbidelli (Yamaha) and French Johan zarco (Ducati) who "flew" in front of him after a touch between them.

“I saw a shadow arrive, I thought it was the helicopter that was flying over us. I was scared… The saint of motorcyclists today did a great job because it was very dangerous. What if it was the biggest risk in my career? I think if. Morbidelli's motorcycle did not give me by a hair ", indicated in conversation with Sky.

And then he analyzed what happened in the touch between his rivals. “It is clear what happened. Zarco did not want to be passed by Morbidelli when braking and he braked ahead of him. He is crazy to tie, he is not new in certain things ", Shooting.

“It's okay to be aggressive, but some are losing respect for opponents. This is a dangerous sport, it is disrespectful. Zarco is not new to these things. Franco couldn't do anything, he hit Zarco hard because he stopped him forward ”, He added.

In addition, the multiple champion requested a penalty from the Frenchman. “You have to be vigilant. We could have hurt each other. The Race Directorate must speak up and do something serious about what Zarco does. Also last week he did the same with Pol Espargaró. Today he shot Morbidelli. Zarco is crazy to tie ”.

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