SEPANG – MotoGP championship leader Italy’s Valentino Rossi of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP will start from the back of the grid in the final race this season in Valencia.
The Race Director decided that Rossi be penalised for causing Spanish rival Marc Marquez to crash out of the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit here today.
Meanwhile, MotoGP’s official Twitter feed said the Race Director had punished the Italian three penalty points which will see him start last at the Valencia Grand Prix in a fortnight.
The media was informed that Rossi’s team is appealing the decision. – BERNAMA