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Morbidelli 'not aiming' for title despite maiden MotoGP win in San Marino GP

Franco Morbidelli admits he is "not aiming" at a MotoGP title tilt after scoring his maiden victory in Sunday's San Marino Grand Prix, as he is "just a satellite guy". The Petronas SRT rider grabbed the holeshot in Sunday's Misano race from second on the grid and led factory Yamaha counterpart and mentor Valentino Rossi closely in the opening stages. By lap 12 of 27, Morbidelli had gapped Rossi by seven tenths, with his lead extending to two seconds by the 18th tour - a 1m32.7s effort on lap 15 proving to be over half a second quicker than Rossi, and ultimately broke the factory Yamaha rider. Morbidelli went on to win his first race by 2.2s from fellow VR46 Academy...
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