With all factory contracts up for grabs for the 2021 season, this year’s MotoGP silly season is set to be one of the maddest.
One of the biggest story arcs in shaping the 2021 grid will be what seven-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi decides to do – will he retire or will he decide to extend his stay in MotoGP?
Autosport’s Motorcycle Racing Correspondent Lewis Duncan is joined by Motorsport.com’s Global MotoGP Editor Oriol Puigdemont to discuss Rossi’s options, as well as Yamaha’s.
They also delve into what Ducati needs to do to topple the MotoGP juggernaut of Marc Marquez and Honda, and discuss Aprilia’s current situation with Andrea Iannone, who was hit with an anti-doping ban over the winter.
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