Takaaki Nakagami excited by European return at Portimao

Takaaki Nakagami excited by European return at Portimao

15.04.2021: Portuguese GP With the MotoGP World Championship back on European soil after a double-header in Qatar, Takaaki Nakagami is hopeful of rediscovering his best form.

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With the MotoGP World Championship back on European soil after a double-header in Qatar, Takaaki Nakagami is hopeful of rediscovering his best form.



The LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider was unable to pick up points in either of the two season-opening races in Doha, but is confident a return to the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve will see him back challenging at the front of the field.



The Japanese star demonstrated his potential at the renowned Portuguese layout last season, showing great pace throughout the weekend before claiming fifth position the final Grand Prix of 2020. This time around, Taka is targeting a top-three finish to get his 2021 campaign up and running in earnest.



Takaaki Nakagami



“First of all I’m happy to be back in Europe for the European rounds. Of course the last two races were not the best situation or the best results for us, but last time I was at Portimao was really, really good, with great memories, so we hope we can have another good weekend there. This is our target for this weekend.”




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