MADRID, March 3. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Spanish MotoGP rider Maverick Viñales (Aprilia) assured that in the Italian factory they are not yet ready to fight for a MotoGP World Championship but, with the potential of the new bike and some time, he believes they will be in the future.
“We have to go little by little, calm down, there are a lot of points that have to be accumulated at the moment. We are not yet ready to win the World Cup, but soon we will be,” he assured at a press conference prior to the Qatar GP, the inaugural event of the 2022 World Cup.
Viñales wanted to be “realistic” and believes that Aprilia, which had a great performance in 2021 thanks to Aleix Espargaró, should “wait a bit”. “We need to improve, and time to prepare to be in the top positions,” he said.
“But we are working well, taking the necessary steps step by step. And so the confidence is building. It is a different bike, with a different engine, and everything takes time. I felt very good in the test. Qatar is a very special circuit.” , recognized the one from Roses.
Specifically, to be among the best, he believes that they must improve in top speed. “We have to improve some points on the bike and my riding to be faster. We are going to improve little by little after Qatar, for sure. We have great potential. I arrive faster, we have experience and great potential. We are going to go step by step.” happened but I feel confident,” he reiterated.