Marc Marquez and Fabio Quartararo chastised by Miguel Oliveira

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Absent due to injury, come his jibes at some colleagues (though not mentioned).

Marc Marquez and Fabio Quartararo in the crosshairs of Miguel Oliveira, who does not mention them by name but very clearly chastises them in an interview given at home during his injury layoff from MotoGP.

The Portuguese rider is out of action due to the aftermath of shoulder problems remedied in the Jerez crash, caused by contact with Quartararo. In Portimao, however, Oliveira had been involved in a crash caused by Marc Marquez, and in an interview granted to ‘Radio Renascenca’ he urged all MotoGP colleagues to be more cautious on the track.

“We are competing with very heavy and fast motorcycles that can exceed 300 km/h,” Oliveira stressed, “You can’t go straight and let off the brakes, you need more responsibility. I also wish I could trust the Panel, but we are noticing a lack of consistency and little uniformity in penalties.”

“My shoulder injury still hasn’t resolved,” Oliveira added, “I am not able to say already when I will be able to return to the track, although I am told it will take five to six weeks. However, I prefer to wait longer, but come back when I am 100 percent. Then I will try to fight for the championship, which is still possible at the moment, or at least aim to win races. I continue to believe in that.”

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