Beritahati.com, Jakarta - Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi quipped mutually related contracts in the Movistar Yamaha. Considers Lorenzo Rossi is not sold after extending his contract at Yamaha.
Rossi decided to extend his contract with Yamaha until 2018, Saturday (19/3). While Lorenzo is already getting a contract extension offer from Yamaha, has yet to take a decision.
Considers Lorenzo, Rossi decided to accept a contract extension from Yamaha because it is not sold. While Lorenzo chose relaxed because getting many offers.
"My situation is different with Rossi. My past champions and I had no problem with the other team. I have a lot more options and can wait," said Lorenzo told Movistar.
"I've got an offer from Yamaha, as I wanted. The offer was very good, better than the current contract. This contract is great, but I decided to wait."
Movistar Yamaha managing director Lin Jarvis believes Lorenzo's decision to withhold a contract extension because there was an offer from another team. Jarvis sure the offer had come from Ducati, who in the last two years targeting Lorenzo.
Rossi predicts, will continue to strengthen Lorenzo Yamaha next season. The Doctor claims that Spanish rider did not have the courage to move to Ducati.
"To join Ducati, you need courage, you need guts. So, I thought Lorenzo will remain at Yamaha," said Rossi.
Rossi himself said he did not think long to extend the contract with Yamaha after the Japanese team was handed bid.
"I think to wait a couple of races, but then Yamaha bid. They are happy, I'm happy, so why not?" said Rossi.Translated by : adhe