Marc Marquez had to remind Valentino Rossi of his last corner pass on Sete Gibernau at the 2005 Spanish MotoGP, as the Italian was asked to reflect on the best overtakes of his career.

During the social media questions at the end of the pre-event press conference for this weekend's Austrian round, Rossi was asked if his last-turn pass on Jorge Lorenzo at Catalunya 2009 was his favourite.

"I think that was maybe the best, especially because it was the last corner," Rossi replied.

"I don't remember another overtake in the last corner with the MotoGP. Maybe with 125 or 250. Also the battle with Stoner at Laguna Seca [2008] I think is at the same level. But the overtake on Jorge was more exciting because…"

At that point Marquez tapped Rossi on the arm and pointed to Gibernau, now working with Dani Pedrosa and present in the audience.

"Ah Sete! Last corner!" said Rossi, as the room erupted in laughter. "Afterwards we had a bit of a problem! But also with Sete, yes!

"You know, the battle on the last corner is always the best and the one with Jorge, yes, was great."


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