“The Return Of The King.”

Hey folks, Dre here again, with my thoughts on Round 13 of the MotoGP World Championship, as the crazy train went back to Italy, and the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, for the GP of San Marino!

In this race weekend, the EG Moto3 Alex’s went to war once again, Tito Rabat showed his class once again and turned the screw in the Moto2 Championship, and in the top class, Valentino Rossi pulled off the dream result for his home fans as Marc Marquez pushed his bike one step too far. All that and more, as I review the GP of San Marino!

Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi kneels on the podium after winning the San Marino Grand Prix in Misano Adriatico circuit in central Italy
Valentino Rossi’s Dream Result

Man, does Assen 2013 seem like such a long time ago? 15 months to be precise. But as Matthew Birt of MCN quite rightly put it; “As the Rossi wins get rarer and rarer, you appreciate and crave them more and more”. And this isn’t just any rider, it’s the most beloved, adored and arguably greatest this sport has ever seen, who has only won two races in the last four years.

Rossi looked strong as a viable contender all weekend, and even qualified on the front row, a rarity for him these days. He got off to a decent start, and even fought off Marc Marquez’s early attack with one of the passes of the year down the back straight, and with Lorenzo struggling on a