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Old 07-06-2013, 10:46 AM   #359
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Originally Posted by Kropotkin View Post
I was told by someone on Lorenzo's side of the garage that Yamaha aren't paying Rossi at all. Dorna is paying his wage.
Humm... Do you think it's an accurate rumor?

I don't know the business like you do, but I am inclined to interpret "Dorna is paying [Rossi's] wage" as follows: Rossi is getting a direct cut of revenue from advertising and paid promotion, as opposed to a salary.
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