Fabio Quartararo received two penalties this Sunday during the Catalan Grand Prix. After finishing 3rd in the race, the Yamaha rider was demoted to 6th place, notably for having driven shirtless in the last laps. Annoyed, the French criticizes his competitors for having demanded his sanction.
The pill is obviously struggling to pass for Fabio Quartararo. The Frenchman experienced a particularly frustrating Grand Prix this Sunday in Catalonia. After finishing 3rd in the race, the Yamaha rider received two penalties of 3 seconds. The first for having cut a turn on the 22nd lap.
And the second for having piloted shirtless, with his suit open because of a problem, during the last five laps. As a result, Quartararo was demoted to 6th place in the GP. Enough to lose precious points in the world championship standings, even if he remains in the lead with 14 units ahead of his compatriot Johann Zarco, 2nd in Barcelona.
“It’s good to see the real faces of people”
But the event seriously annoyed the native of Nice, who accuses his rivals of having demanded a sanction against him because of his equipment problem. Several pilots felt that the black flag should have been raised by the time Quartararo was seen shirtless, as his “integrity” was threatened.
“Kudos to everyone who complained about another penalty,” the 22-year-old pilot wrote in his Instagram story. to drive. But it’s good to see the real face of people. I just want to thank everyone who supports me and helps me in the difficult times. See you at the next race. ” It will take place in two weeks in Germany. In an atmosphere that promises to be electric …