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Rossi jokes VR46 Academy not a good idea after Misano MotoGP defeat

Valentino Rossi has joked establishing his VR46 Academy may not have been a good idea, after Franco Morbidelli and Francesco Bagnaia beat him in the MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix. Nine-time grand prix world champion Rossi set up his VR46 Academy in 2014 in a bid to nurture and promote young Italian talent. In a banner day for the Academy at Misano, Luca Marini and Marco Bezzecchi scored a VR46 1-2 in the Moto2 class, while Morbidelli scored his maiden MotoGP win ahead of first-time podium finisher Bagnaia. Rossi ran with Morbidelli in the early stages of the San Marino GP before dropping back into the clutches of the hard-charging Bagnaia, who got through into second on lap 21 despite still...
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