Francesco Bagnaia finished second in both races at the Sachsenring. Jorge Martin achieved his first MotoGP double. Francesco Bagania, speaking to the media after the race, emphasized that he was happy with the race and the excitement throughout the race.
Francesco is of great quality, and he did everything he could to win. However, he could not keep up with the pace of Jorge Martin. "I really enjoyed the race," said Bagnaia, as quoted by crash.net "Was more fun than yesterday and it was a really intense battle.
I tried everything but Jorge was faster. Maybe in the last laps I was a bit more competitive but I didn’t have the chance to try and overtake. I tried to be in a better position with two laps to go but I touched him and I lost a bit.
But I’m happy with everything. The step we did yesterday was really big and we have to be happy with that. I tried to be in the front to open a gap but I was a bit too conservative with the rear and he was pushing. When he was more in front I just tried to close as much as possible to have a chance in the last laps.
I gave my maximum."
Team orders are not what Bagnaia wants at this moment. It is something that Bagania isn't a fan of, and he wants to keep the season going as smoothly as possible. In order for him to be successful, it is crucial that he has faith in himself and his abilities.
It will be up to him to confirm that in the following races. "I don’t want team orders and I don’t like team orders. It depends on the intelligence of each rider. Enea, last year, was able to win races but I didn’t want Ducati to take away at any time the possibility of fighting for a victory or the championship.
This year is the same because I think, and I know that my potential [is good enough] that I don’t need help. I want to do everything from my side of the box and I know if everything works well then we can fight for a title."
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