Morbidelli loved his finest weekend since early 2021 final week at Rio Hondo, after qualifying fourth and ending in that place in both the sprint race and the grand prix.
It marked his finest outcomes as a manufacturing unit Yamaha rider, with the 2020 championship runner-up struggling all through 2022 in his first full season with the Japanese marque’s works squad.
Although Morbidelli was simply the quickest Yamaha rider in Argentina, he takes nothing without any consideration and is conscious that his kind is probably not everlasting at this stage given his earlier woes on the bike.
“The perfect weekend for some time, I am joyful about that,” Morbidelli mentioned after the Argentina GP.
“We had been fast in several circumstances: half and half, moist, dry. That is optimistic. We have to carry this momentum additionally into the following tracks.
“I maintain my toes on the bottom. I am acutely aware on this class it is very simple to break down or come up, as you noticed.
“So, I attempt to maintain my toes on the bottom. I take this as an amazing confidence injection for me, for the workforce additionally.
“I am wanting ahead to Austin to see if the enhancements right here and the great feeling I had right here can be in Austin.”
Franco Morbidelli, Yamaha Manufacturing unit Racing
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Morbidelli’s tempo in Argentina was attributed by his team-mate Fabio Quartararo to the Italian at all times being sturdy on low-grip tracks.
For Morbidelli, “small modifications” and a greater understanding of the package deal beneath him provided the most important increase at Rio Hondo.
“[There was] an analogous feeling in comparison with the dry,” he mentioned in regards to the bike. “There are some areas we’re lacking in comparison with the Ducatis, who’s the goal and the reference.
“Anyway, we might inform one thing and attempt to do one thing.
“So, positively the package deal labored this weekend, the enhancements that the bike did within the straight is helpful additionally within the moist. So, let’s examine what occurs sooner or later.
“We have to go ahead and what occurs within the subsequent tracks and I can inform higher.
“However for positive small modifications and attending to know the package deal very effectively, I believe that helps. So, I take this outcome and I am curious to see what occurs in Austin.”