Rossi picks up criticism of team-mate Lorenzo on driving style not


Rossi picks up criticism of team-mate Lorenzo on driving style not

Valentino Rossi has made it clear that he does not picks up his team-mate Jorge Lorenzo criticizes his driving style.

“I will not allow Lorenzo to me a dirty rider is called, because that is not true,” said Rossi at

The 37-year-old Italian bekvechtte Sunday at the press conference after the Grand Prix of San Marino with Lorenzo after the Spaniard had complained about an overtaking manoeuvre by Rossi in the second round.

“The maneuver was aggressive,” was Lorenzo clearly. “You can about to disagree, but I found it too aggressive. He didn’t which way to go, but that is his style. Other drivers pick up on a more elegant way in.”

Rossi was clearly not agree with Lorenzo. “The Doctor,” burst first laughed, and then an altercation arose between the two. “It is not true that the maneuver to be too aggressive,” said Rossi. “In addition, you get also always in an aggressive way.”

Lorenzo could, in turn, do not appreciate that the sevenfold world champion in the MotoGP him laughed. “You should not laugh, but respect my opinion”, he said angry.

Video: Rossi and Lorenzo arguing at the press conference


Rossi took his inhaalactie in the hairpin in the lead at the circuit of Misano, but he had the victory ultimately leave it to Dani Pedrosa. Lorenzo ended up third.

With five races to go, Marc Marquez still in the lead in the world CHAMPIONSHIP, with 43 points ahead of Rossi.

The Italian was last year after the penultimate Grand Prix of the season is still penalized for a collision with Marquez at the circuit of Sepang in Malaysia. ly because it ran Rossi the world title is wrong.

Marquez stated after the GP of San Marino that he has no issues with the inhaalactie of Rossi on Lorenzo. “The manoeuvre was a bit aggressive, but it was okay.”

The MotoGP season is about two weeks away with the Grand Prix of Aragon in Spain.

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