Just months after retiring from racing, three-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo will return to MotoGP race action with a wildcard outing in Barcelona with Yamaha. Many have questioned this decision, which comes with its own set of risks
Jorge Lorenzo’s comeback as a wildcard in Barcelona could either showcase his rare talent or show him up against the compromise that MotoGP nowadays requires.
Three months after officially announcing his retirement in that hastily-organised, bustling press conference in Valencia, the three-time world champion confirmed two weeks ago that he was returning to racing – specifically as a wildcard – on a Yamaha at the Catalan GP on 7 June.
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