The Italian crashed out of last weekend’s Sachsenring race at the beginning of the fourth lap when the rear of his Ducati got here spherical on him at Flip 1.
It marked his fourth DNF of the season and has left him 91 factors adrift of championship chief Fabio Quartararo, who dominated for his third win of the marketing campaign in Germany, forward of this weekend’s Dutch Grand Prix at Assen.
On the time Bagnaia was at a complete loss to clarify the crash, and stated on Thursday at Assen that he nonetheless has no clarification for it.
“No, simply because it’s unimaginable to know from the info,” he replied when requested if he discovered the rationale for the crash in Germany.
“However the one factor that I attempted to… I attempted to be extra important and considering extra about what occurred.
“And the one factor that got here out was that [being] extra on the restrict like this, it’s simpler to crash.
“So, from the info you possibly can’t see something. So, this was the one factor that got here out from that crash.
“After the Le Mans crash I used to be the primary one to go to my field and express regret to all my staff, as a result of it was my mistake.
“However after this crash, it’s so totally different that to know why I crashed on Monday I spent the day attempting to assume on that, attempting to know why. However there’s no reply for it.”
Francesco Bagnaia, Ducati Workforce
Photograph by: Dorna
Bagnaia dismissed ideas that he was affected by the leftover Dunlop rubber from the prior Moto2 race, noting that he was “already used to” the low grip circumstances which are typical on the Sachsenring.
“I felt nice all of the laps earlier than,” Bagnaia added.
“For positive, it wasn’t the very best grip ever, however kind of it’s at all times like this.
“So, I used to be already used to it. In all probability subsequent yr at Sachsenring in Flip 1 I’ll go in a bit extra calm.”