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Rossi: Acceleration demands making Yamaha staff "run away"

Valentino Rossi has suggested that Yamaha's MotoGP engineers now have taken to running away from him as a result of his constant demands for an acceleration breakthrough. The Iwata manufacturer securing its best finish of the season at the Sachsenring last weekend, scoring its first double podium of 2018 as Rossi and Maverick Vinales finished second and third. However, defeat at the hands of Honda rider Marc Marquez means Yamaha is now in the midst of its longest losing streak in the MotoGP era - with its current 19-race winless run exceeding the 18-race barren spell it endured between late 2002 and the start of 2004. Rossi identified electronics as an area where Yamaha has lagged behind...
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