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Morbidelli felt like lowest rated rider by Yamaha at start of 2020 MotoGP season

Franco Morbidelli says he "can't hide" the fact Yamaha's decision to give him the older-spec MotoGP bike at the start of 2020 made him feel the weakest of its riders. The Petronas SRT rider was due to ride current-spec machinery in 2020, but ahead of pre-season testing Yamaha decided to keep him on what it dubbed the 'A-spec' bike - which was effectively the 2019 version. Despite this, Morbidelli went on to score three victories in 2020 (equal with team-mate Fabio Quartararo) and ended up as top Yamaha rider in runner-up spot in the championship. PLUS: How Yamaha's MotoGP engine woes haunted it in Portugal Morbidelli praised Yamaha for the "good package" he was supplied...
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