Pecco Bagnaia thread: Uccio explains how much Valentino Rossi is behind it

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Knowledge of the champion in the service of the possible heir.

Pecco Bagnaia prepares to race in Misano aware that he is back from the important string of three consecutive victories at Assen, Silverstone and Spielberg. The world dream for the Ducati centaur is alive again, and satisfaction is also great for Valentino Rossi and his Academy. Uccio explained this in no uncertain terms, speaking at the microphones of ‘Sky Sport’.

From the pits of the Mooney VR46 Racing Team, Alessio Salucci wanted to reveal how important Valentino Rossi, with his experience and input, has been for Bagnaia’s comeback. And, above all, what advice he gave his pupil: “We when we were at a disadvantage in the championships always made calculations, never navigated by sight – revealed Uccio-. In races we always tried to catch up, knowing when, how and where to do it.”

“Then sometimes you succeed and sometimes you don’t, but in the head it is important to give yourself goals and not just see what happens,” added Uccio. Who also explained what he and Valentino Rossi hope will happen in Bagnaia’s immediate future: “The goal is to leave for Japan with 25-27 points behind. At that point the rider chasing has one race to make up, and that’s where the pressure starts to be felt.”

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