Lorenzo contested the present dressed as an enormous raven, crusing by way of the early rounds with the renditions of J Balvin’s ‘Morado’ and the Dire Straits hit ‘Stroll of Life’.
The previous Yamaha and Honda MotoGP rider made it into the ultimate of the collection, however was knocked out in fourth spot, the place he then took of his masks to disclose his id.
Earlier than departing the present, Lorenzo branded it “a novel and unforgettable expertise”.
Lorenzo made his MotoGP debut in 2008 with Yamaha, the place he would spend the subsequent 9 years and win all three of his premier class crowns.
A transfer to Ducati in 2017 produced his first winless season in MotoGP, however he would rating three in 2018 – although they got here too late to save lots of his seat on the Italian marque.
An ill-fated swap to Honda in 2019, wherein Lorenzo was tormented by injure and failed to attain a prime 10 outcome, ended with him asserting his retirement from racing on the finish of the season.
Within the winter of 2019, Lorenzo re-signed for Yamaha as its official take a look at rider, although the connection by no means actually bought off the bottom.
Lorenzo solely rode the 2019 M1 4 days in 2019 on the Sepang take a look at in February and the Algarve shakedown in Portugal in October, ending the latter 4 seconds off one of the best tempo.
Yamaha’s take a look at programme was massively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with journey restrictions stopping the Japanese-based take a look at workforce from finishing up its plans in Europe with Lorenzo.
Yamaha boss Lin Jarvis mentioned final month he believes Lorenzo would have made an “wonderful” take a look at rider for the marque had his plans not been affected by COVID-19.
Nonetheless, Yamaha opted to drop Lorenzo in favour of three-time MotoGP race winner Cal Cructhlow, who final rode for the producer at Tech3 in 2013 and who stood down from full-time competitors on the finish of the 2020 season.
This transfer drew criticism from Lorenzo, whose plans for 2020 stay unknown because the hyperlinks to an Aprilia take a look at function he first revealed seem to have gone chilly after the Italian manufacturing unit confirmed it had retained Bradley Smith and Lorenzo Savadori.