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Rossi backs ban after 'terrifying' Moto3 tangle, 'Russian roulette' restart

Nine time world champion Valentino Rossi, the most experienced rider in the MotoGP paddock, fully backed the decision to hand Deniz Oncu a two-race ban for Sunday's shocking Moto3 accident in Austin. Crash MotoGP Podcast - Click here to listen to Keith Huewen, Harry Benjamin and our own Pete McLaren talk MotoGP But the Italian also made clear the problem of dangerous riding has been brewing for a while and compared the decision to send the junior class out for a frantic 5-lap restart to 'Russian roulette'. Oncu triggered the Austin accident by 'swerving' in front of Jeremy Alcoba as he slipstreamed past the Italian on the back straight. Rossi's VR46 Academy rider Andrea Migno was the...
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