Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi did a remote interview with renowned MotoGP commentator Matt Birt in an effort to share some honest thoughts as well as offer some much-needed comic relief during these uncertain times.
Gerno di Lesmo (Italy), 25th April 2020
Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi sat down in their respective homes to have a lighthearted, but at times also serious, chat with renowned MotoGP commentator Matt Birt.

On Monday 20 April, the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team asked fans to share their questions for the Factory Yamaha duo on the team’s social media channels. The best were picked, so Birt could get down to the topics that interest fans the most.

‘What are Rossi’s plans for 2021?’, ‘What are Viñales and Rossi’s expectations for racing in 2020?’, ‘Why is Viñales so active in Covid-19 charity?’, ‘What does Rossi really think about Jorge Lorenzo being the test rider?’, ‘What does Viñales think about this being his last season as Rossi’s team-mate and Fabio Quartararo becoming his team-mate?’, ‘Is Rossi still mad at 
TonElias for taking the 2006 championship away?’, ‘How does Viñales keep his heartrate so low during a race?’, ‘What words of encouragement would Rossi and Viñales say to healthcare professionals?’, ‘What MotoGP weekend would they like to relive over and over again?’, and much, much more is revealed in this exclusive interview that will give fans plenty to think and talk about.

Click on the links below to watch over 40 minutes of exclusive interview footage.