Luca Marini1997-08-10 (age 22)
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Valentino Rossi's half-brother Luca Marini admits he has had trouble getting to grips with Moto2's new two-part qualifying format this year.
Moto2 frontrunner Luca Marini has declared he is not prepared to move up to MotoGP prematurely just to give himself the chance to race against half-brother Valentino Rossi.
Francesco Bagnaia retook the Moto2 championship lead after prevailing in a duel with title rival Miguel Oliveira at the Red Bull Ring.
Luca Marini, half-brother of MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi, will switch to the Sky Racing VR46 squad for his third Moto2 campaign next year.
The half-brother of MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi, Luca Marini, says the seven-time premier class champion can be a useful ally for his debut campaign in Moto2.