The Ducati rider gained final weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix, however with Fabio Quartararo ending third it was not sufficient to wrap up the title.
In consequence, Bagnaia heads to subsequent week’s Valencia GP in want of simply two factors to win the championship in what will likely be simply the fifth ultimate spherical title-decider within the trendy MotoGP period.
With Quartararo’s solely doable method of defending his title being to win in Valencia, Bagnaia doesn’t have to take any undue dangers to make sure Ducati’s first MotoGP riders’ championship since 2007.
However Bagnaia says he is not going to alter his strategy to Valencia as driving too cautiously is extra prone to result in issues.
“For positive it is going to be, by way of the championship, a bit higher,” Bagnaia stated of the Valencia race.
“However usually when you find yourself too cautious you could be in hassle, since you are within the group, it’s harder to do issues, the entrance tyre goes [through] strain [changes].
“So, I’ll attempt to do like at all times, not like this [weekend] as a result of I crashed an excessive amount of.
Enea Bastianini, Gresini Racing and Francesco Bagnaia, Ducati Group
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“However [I need to] be good, perceive every thing, after which within the race if I’ve the likelihood to win I’ll attempt to win.
“I’ll watch for Friday in Valencia, hoping for dry periods, after which I’ll see what’s going to occur.”
Bagnaia endured a tricky Malaysian weekend previous to his victory, as he crashed twice on Saturday and ended up ninth on the grid.
However the Italian says he desires to take to Valencia the information that he gained the Malaysian GP “with out forcing” his bike.
“Now I can loosen up,” he added.
“The weekend [in Malaysia] was fairly powerful for the errors I did [on Saturday].
“So, for Valencia I want to perceive that we could be robust sufficient with out forcing like we did [on Saturday].
“And immediately was the demonstration that our tempo was ok with out doing loopy issues.”
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