MDP Live - MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi has followed the changes that have occurred in the elite two-wheeler class since the 2000 season. He also stated that modern MotoGP is very physically demanding and the competition is fierce.
Rossi is a racer who understands the bitter sweetness of racing in MotoGP. Because, almost his entire life was spent racing on the circuit.
Rossi has been in the racing world since 1996 and decided to hang up his helmet in 2021. During his career, The Doctor has collected nine world titles, seven of which were won in MotoGP.
Because he has been involved for a long time, Rossi knows very well the development of MotoGP from time to time. He also said that the current MotoGP has changed.
According to Rossi, the racers now have to have a strong physique because MotoGP bikes are very extreme. In addition, he also emphasized the importance of mental factors.
"In recent years MotoGP has become very physically demanding because the bike is very extreme," said Rossi, quoted from Motosan, Monday (31/1/2022).
"Physically, you have to have that (physical strength) to be there although mental is also important," he continued.
“What I learned is, that some days you are the best and others you are not. You don't have a special secret that can change that," concluded Rossi.