After Tuesday's announcement that Yamaha had signed Maverick Viñales, the Japanese factory today issued two more press releases. In the first, they announced they had signed Fabio Quartararo to a two-year deal to race in the factory Monster Energy Yamaha team. In the second, they announced that Yamaha would be giving Valentino Rossi all the time he needed to make up his mind about his future.
In these notes:
- What Yamaha's decision means for their future
- Valentino Rossi's options for the future
- Whether this brings a VR46 MotoGP team closer
- Who the next hot property in MotoGP is
- Which signings to expect next
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