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The VR46 Ducati rookie stormed to his and the staff’s maiden MotoGP podium final Sunday at Assen, when he shadowed Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia to complete second after qualifying fourth.
It marked his second high 5 end of the season, after he was fourth at Mugello having certified second.
However regardless of driving the 2021-spec Ducati that has received three races within the palms of Enea Bastianini this 12 months, Bezzecchi says he doesn’t need to begin anticipating podium expenses within the second half of the season.
“Clearly it’s very, crucial in fact, as a result of it was one thing I used to be dreaming to realize and I didn’t anticipate to realize it so early,” he stated of his Assen podium.
“However ultimately, I’m nonetheless a rookie, so my mentality is that this: once I come again for the second a part of the season, I don’t need to anticipate an excellent race like this all the time as a result of there might be tracks the place I wrestle extra, and one the place I wrestle much less.
“So, one of the best ways to proceed the work is to attempt to make the most effective each race. When there may be the likelihood like as we speak, attempt to use this risk to get the utmost outcome. However once I don’t have the likelihood, attempt to get the utmost of that day – if it’s a P10, or a P12, or one other podium.
“The rostrum is best, that is clear, however I feel being a rookie it’s regular to have some ups and downs.”
Marco Bezzecchi, VR46 Racing Group
Photograph by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images
Bezzecchi joins fellow VR46 Academy members in Bagnaia and Franco Morbidelli in scoring MotoGP podiums, with 23-year-old Bezzecchi dedicating his maiden rostrum to Rossi.
“It was incredible, as a result of Vale and all of the Academy made an unimaginable job,” he added.
“I feel with out Vale for certain I couldn’t be on the planet championship, as a result of he took me on once I was 15, 14, and to reach right here is incredible.
“So, that is all for him and all for the riders’ academy. They all the time assist us and this 12 months I feel they made an enormous step.”