Originally Posted by Kropotkin
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.