Valentino Rossi says his fued with Marc Marquez is over after the events of the Barcelona MotoGP weekend. The pair had been at loggerheads since their collision at Sepang last year and Rossi's accusations that Marquez had been trying to help Jorge Lorenzo beat him to the 2015 MotoGP title.
But their tough fight for Catalunya Grand Prix victory in Spain, the pair made a point of shaking hands in parc ferme. Valentino Rossi said the death of Moto2 rider Luis Salom in a practice crash a days earlier had convinced him it was time to repair relationships. Great, so that now only leaves Valentino Rossi's frosty relationship with his Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo… Marc Marquez also revealed that he will stay with Honda's factory MotoGP team until at least the end of 2018. It had been considered a formality that Marc Marquez would continue with Honda, despite being sounded out by Ducati before it decided to focus its efforts on Jorge Lorenzo, and Honda confirmed the new on the eve the Catalunya Grand Prix.