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Podcast: What Yamaha’s Rossi standby choice says about Lorenzo’s future

Yamaha has lined up World Superbike rider Garrett Gerloff as a replacement for Valentino Rossi should he be unable to race in the MotoGP European Grand Prix due to COVID-19. Rossi missed the Aragon double-header after catching the virus and failed a COVID-19 test on Tuesday, forcing Yamaha to line up a replacement should he also test positive on Wednesday. Gerloff rode an R1 for the GRT Yamaha WSBK team in his debut season in the series in 2020, scoring three podiums. Given this weekend will mark his MotoGP debut, it has raised questions as to why Yamaha's official test rider Jorge Lorenzo was not given the nod. With the triple MotoGP world champion admitting last week he is speaking to...
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