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Morbidelli: Matching Zarco's rookie season unrealistic

Moto2 champion Franco Morbidelli says it is unrealistic for him to match the accomplishments of Johann Zarco from last year in his maiden MotoGP season. Tech 3's Zarco was one of the most impressive rookies in recent premier class history in 2017, claiming three podiums challenging the factory Yamahas consistently on his way to sixth in the standings. His successor Morbidelli, a protege of Valentino Rossi, is the highest-profile of the four MotoGP rookies in this year's field and will ride for the Marc VDS Honda team. But the Italian reckons reaching similar heights to Zarco in his first season at the top level is unlikely. "They expect me to be, or they hope me to be more or less at...
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