Barcelona review: Rossi back with a bang

Barcelona review: Rossi back with a bang

Fear not, Valentino Rossi is back, putting Jorge Lorenzo in his place in the Spaniard's own back yard and, with a thrilling race, suddenly MotoGP is as healthy as ever

How in heaven's name?

How many times have I started one of my columns with 'well well well' only to press the delete button after deciding that it was not quite right? This week I think I ought not to press that delete button but leave the well well well in.

Just when I thought that Valentino Rossi might just be losing his magic touch and another era of the sport was dawning with different riders at the forefront, I wrote my column after the Mugello race almost asking Rossi to take aim and keep himself at the forefront of the sport rather than fade away and drift towards the back. Then bang on cue, right in Jorge Lorenzo's back yard, he blitzes them all.

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