The Spaniard was working nicely within the opening levels of Sunday’s finale on the Ricardo Tormo Circuit, Rins working his method as much as second by lap six as he cut up the Ducatis of Pramac’s Jorge Martin and eventual winner Francesco Bagnaia.
Bagnaia demoted Rins virtually instantly, however the Suzuki rider was conserving in contact with the main duo as the highest three broke away.
However Rins would crash on the Flip 6 left-hander on lap 11, which he says was all the way down to him working “slightly bit vast”.
“Unfortunate race in Valencia, for positive,” Rins stated.
“It’s a giant disgrace to complete the season like this, as a result of the tempo was there.
“I did a mistake. I used to be slightly bit not on the road, I used to be slightly bit vast.
“Earlier than the crash I anticipated it as a result of I wasn’t within the good line.
“However that’s all. I imply, it was fairly tough behind Pecco and Martin.
Alex Rins, Staff Suzuki MotoGP crash
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“However let’s end this season and let’s go to the Jerez check to attempt a brand new bike and see if we are able to battle subsequent 12 months.”
This marked Rins’ fifth race crash this season, all of which occurring whereas he was working in robust positions.
Requested what he may do over the winter to eradicate this from his recreation for 2022, Rins stated: “Properly, the essential factor is that we analyse the crash within the field and we found why I crashed.
“Let’s see. Let’s study loads from this 12 months to go onto the subsequent one.
“I wasn’t within the right line. The strain of the brake was good, however I had a bit extra angle.”
Rins ends the 2021 season down in 13th within the standings on simply 99 factors having solely scored one podium end all 12 months – a second on the British GP.
Having gained the championship in 2020, Suzuki got here away from the final season with out a win for both of its riders, with outgoing world champion Joan Mir making six rostrum appearances.