Fabio Quartararo became the first racer to be immortalized on the Assen City Walk of Fame. This is a sign of success / Photo: Collage
Motorcycle racing at the TT Assen Circuit has been going on since 1925. The race, which is often dubbed the Cathedral of Speed, has been part of the world championship since 1949, and is the oldest race on the MotoGP calendar.
Inevitably, the City of Assen also wanted to celebrate it with something special. They have just opened the Walk of Fame on the streets of Assen City, where each winner will be enshrined.
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For starters, name Quarterly which was officially printed on the streets of Assen City. That’s because he won the edition last season. He also feels the TT Assen Circuit is very special.
“From my point of view, Assen is a mystical track. Every rider wants to win at Assen, just like Mugello and Phillip Island. There are some that for me are very special,” said Quartararo on the official MotoGP website, Friday (24/6/2022). ).
The French racer is also very proud of his face and name now on Kita Assen. He didn’t even think that the plaque stuck to the street was quite large.
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“It’s a proud moment, and seeing it on the streets of Assen feels special and cool. The size is also big. I saw some pictures on social media, but I didn’t expect it to be that big,” said Quartararo.
This also made Quartararo even more motivated. He is determined to win more races at the TT Assen Circuit, including at the Dutch MotoGP this weekend.
“It looks good and I was impressed by the plaque. It will be a good and big memory. To win at Assen is something big and this is just the first time. Hopefully I can win more,” said Quartararo.