The official team Yamaha de a MotoGP has been presented in his box of the circuit of Sepang (Malaysia), where the official pre-season test will take place between February 7 and 9, with the ambition of the Spanish Maverick Vinales and the illusion and desire of the Italian Valentino Rossi, in his last year in the team, to be protagonists of the senior category of the Motorcycle World Championship.
With an improved Yamaha YZR-M1 the team raised the curtain on the 2020 season with the good feeling left by the test after the close of the 2019 World Cup. "At the end of last season we were in good shape and I am looking forward to starting work again with the goal of achieving the title and as many victories as possible"Viñales assured during the presentation.
In this sense, the Spanish rider added that he has great memories of Sepang, where he won the last Malaysian GP, and that he is looking forward to testing the novelties of the M1 and confirming if he will be able to be in that precious fight for the title that he defends. Marc Márquez.
Rossi, who is entering his final season in the official Yamaha team, was also enthusiastic. “I am happy to be back in business. I've been able to relax and stop, but now it's time to get serious about 2020, I'm curious to see what steps I can take in this Sepang test ”, the Doctor pointed out.
For his part, the director of Yamaha Motor Racing, Lynn Jarvis, he assured that the only thing that will not change on the bike are the colors and style, which they maintain from last year. In addition, they have Spanish again Jorge Lorenzo as a test pilot, and that according to Jarvis could receive some w to run in a Grand Prix.
“If you scratch the surface, you will find a lot of changes underneath where Yamaha has improved with the performance of our riders in mind. We believe that we can achieve great things this year ”, he predicted about it.