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MotoGP: fifteen anecdotes that you (perhaps) do not know about Fabio Quartararo


His Catholic education, his outbursts, his gluttony, his hypnosis sessions or his serious accident in 2013... discover the hidden face of the French world champion in 2021.

Toddler, he couldn't stand when his dad was overtaken in the car

A competitor at heart, Fabio Quartararo has always hated losing.

To the point of

"banging his head on the ground until his forehead was blue when he lost at the games"

, confides his mother Martine.

When his parents were overtaken by other vehicles, he even took it as an affront, even a humiliation: “

At a red light, I had to ask the car next door not to start too quickly

, recalls Martine.

Otherwise, it was a crisis.

He told me, go first, don't let them overtake you

, ”adds his mother in Fabio Quartararo, The rise of a prodigy (Michel Turco, Solar).

He made the same cinema with his father, Étienne: “

I took him to the restaurant with my friends.

I told the others to stay behind to prevent my son from getting angry.


He was very small and did not touch the ground on his motorcycle

He started racing as tall as three apples, at the age of seven, but he was considered too small on his bike.

We had accepted him in a test but forced him to start from the last place.

His father held him…

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Source: lefigaro

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