December 5, 2021
“I hope my victory will make me a model for the youngest, as Valentino Rossi was for me.”
On the sidelines of the awards ceremony in Monaco as MotoGP world champion, Fabio Quartararo in an interview with AFP confessed his emotion: “2021 has changed my life. I will have even more motivation in the next season, from December 16 I will start again in train very hard. “
Quartararo hopes that his title will inspire many young people, especially in France: “I hope so very much. I am proud when I meet so many children and they tell me that I am their idol, these things move me a lot. It reminds me of when I was little, when I was waiting hours to see Valentino Rossi. Here, I do my best to inspire and to be a model “.
In 2015 they considered him predestined, then the difficulties: “They compared me to Marc Marquez, I was 15. These moments of pressure taught me a lot, I had a complicated three-year period that made me mentally strong”.