Lesmo, Italy: Valentino Rossi’s coach, Idalio Gavira, opens his voice over the issue of retirement that is being occupied by the racer. He brushed aside the rumors. Gavira ensured Rossi would still continue to fight in MotoGP because there was no reason for the racer to retire.
Rossi’s future in the MotoGP event is being hit by bad rumors. The racer with the title “The Doctor” is said to be ready to end his career in the highest caste motor racing event in the near future because of his declining performance.
Rossi’s decline in performance is shown by the minor results that are often achieved in the last few seasons. The Italian racer has not felt the first podium for a long time. The last victory was won in 2017 at the Dutch Grand Prix (GP). After that, the best results only finished second.
This season, Rossi himself continues to struggle to perform optimally. He even failed to finish the race to the finish line in three successive series; Italy, Catalunya, and the Netherlands. As a result, Rossi is still perched in sixth place in the 2019 MotoGP standings with 90 points.
Although his condition is less competitive, Gavira ensures that Rossi does not give up. He still has great ambition and passion to compete in the MotoGP class. That way, there is not the slightest retirement plan that crossed Rossi’s mind. Moreover, he currently has a two-year contract with Yamaha.
“He has the ability not to ride a motorbike physically. He is not talking about retirement, but instead. He has a two-year contract and really feels comfortable with his motorbike. When you have to retire, you know for yourself why you don’t want to live in that place again, even if you still have a contract, but that is not your problem, “Gavira said, as quoted by Tutto Motori Web, Wednesday (August / 7/2019).