April 10, 2022
Danilo Petrucci returns to win, and does not hide his enthusiasm.
The rider from Terni made his debut in the MotoAmerica Championship at the Austin Grand Prix, placing his Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati NYC Team Ducati in front of everyone. A first-time victory, as had already happened to Toni Elias before him. And Petrucci at the end of the race told all the emotion about him.
“I was aiming for the podium, because these guys are very fast and so is Jake Gagne. Plus it was really a long time since I was out on the track. After my last season in MotoGP I broke my ankle, I went to the Dakar and I my ankle is still fractured, as well as my collarbone and radius. Back home, I felt very tired “, admitted Petrucci.
Then the rebirth, until Austin’s victory. “I felt like I forgot how to race. I feel like I have legs that aren’t even mine, but I’m happy with this victory. I’m far from my best form, but I tried to push and then manage. And come to MotoAmerica. it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made in my entire life, ”added Petrucci.
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