Petrucci is both humble and gracious, traits that make him a special rider, especially in a paddock full of egos. He dedicated his victory at Mugello to Dovizioso. “Dovi has adopted me like a child,” quickly correcting himself, “like a brother. This winter I moved to Forli, Dovi’s hometown, to train together. Since then, I have been growing a lot as a rider and a person. I feel I owe Andrea a lot.