- Valentino Rossi felt disappointed because he could not be like Marc Marquez in achieving his heyday.
Rossi made the statement after the press conference session at the Thai GP race which was held on Sunday (6/9/2019).
Rossi considers that with the combination of capabilities possessed by Marquez and the competitive RC213V motorbike, it is not impossible that the Repsol Honda rider will set a new historical record.
Achievement above the average Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez has indeed become an attraction for two of the most popular racers in the current MotoGP event.
Valentino Rossi has collected nine world titles when he took part in the MotoGP event from 1997 to 2009.
Meanwhile, Marc Marquez, who represented the new generation of drivers, successfully won eight world titles in the span of 2010 to 2019.
Because both are actively racing, it is not surprising if then the achievements of Rossi and Marquez continue to be compared.
Moreover, after Marquez locked his eighth world title in the Thailand MotoGP racing series on Sunday (6/10/2019) yesterday,
With the consistency shown over the last few seasons, Marquez is predicted to surpass Rossi's achievements in the coming years.
The prediction also emerged from Rossi's own mouth. "I doubt Marquez will find it difficult to win the ninth title," he said.