Quartararo: To be World Champion feels amazing, like a dream come true.
Fabio Quartararo is living a ‘dream’ after becoming the first ever French MotoGP World Champion at Misano; ‘To be world champion in MotoGP is something that I never expected, but it feels amazing. Right now I’m feeling a dream’.
Fabio Quartararo is your new MotoGP World Champion after producing a sensational ride from 15th to fourth in Misano.
The Yamaha rider suffered the worst qualifying of his premier class career during yesterday’s Q1 session, only to bounce back and almost clinch a podium finish.
Quartararo was ultimately bettered by a fast charging Enea Bastianini with just three corners to go, however, podium or not, Quartararo has become the second consecutive first-time champion after Joan Mir completed that feat in 2020.
Summing up his feelings and emotions, a delighted Quartararo said: "First of all I don’t have my original voice after just a few hours. I cried a lot, screaming a lot, but it feels amazing because when I finished the race and crossed the finish line, I thought of all the tough moments I had in my career.