Pecco Bagnaia quotes Valentino Rossi in Argentina

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Ducati centaur Pecco Bagnaia showed up in Rio Hondo dressed in Argentina’s number 10, like his mentor 8 years ago

Pecco Bagnaia like Valentino Rossi: The Ducati centaur showed up in Rio Hondo, where the Argentine Grand Prix is being held on Sunday, wearing the number 10 jersey of the Albiceleste national team, the reigning world champion.

Pecco paid tribute to the local idol, Lionel Messi, but also to his mentor Valentino Rossi, who eight years ago, after triumphing in the Argentine GP, stepped onto the podium wearing Diego Armando Maradona’s number 10 jersey.

At the press conference, Bagnaia said this about the upcoming weekend, “At this moment in the championship we cannot think about strategies yet, Vinales and Bezzecchi are very close to me in the standings, I have to focus on that. It’s very easy to lose points in the World Championship.”

“I am very curious to start this weekend, last year we were not particularly competitive, but during the last season we improved. We have to see if we have potential at this track as well.”

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