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Motorcycles confirmed: Raul Fernandez drives 2022 MOTOGP for Tech-3-KTM

17:40  07 august  2021
17:40  07 august  2021 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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Raul Fernandez steigt nach nur einem Moto2-Jahr in die MotoGP-Klasse auf © Motorsport Images Raul Fernandez rises after only one Moto2 year in the MotoGP class on

the KTM bid for the MotoGP season 2022 stands. On the edge of the first two home game weekends for the Austrian manufacturer was officially confirmed on Saturday that Raul Fernandez will dock at Tech 3 for the coming season to drive his rookie season in the premier class.

Currently, Fernandez denies its first season in the Moto2 class. In the team of Aki Ajo, the KTM Youngster is both teammates and first pursuers of Remy Gardner. The Australian leading in the World Cup was again confirmed a few weeks ago for the MotoGP season 2022 at Tech 3 . Now officially states that Gardner and Fernandez will also make a team in the premier class in the coming year as rookies.

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Fernandez, which has signed a two-year contract according to information by 'Motorsport-Total.com', commented on: "I am very happy about this opportunity of KTM, both for this year and for the next year. I have learned a lot and enjoy the Moto2 class. I was able to get into a position that gives me the chance for climbing in the MotoGP class. I am very grateful for that. It is the dream of every driver to come to this class. "

"Currently it is the most important thing that I concentrate on the current season and enter everything in the title fight until the last race. If [with the World Cup title] does not work, then that's the way. Everything happens for a specific reason And you have to see the positive. I am a rookie this year and I want to complete the chapter to start 2022 again, "the 20-year-old Spaniards look at the MotoGP class. In this he wants "trying to find a good feeling on the motorcycle and especially fun".

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KTM Motorsport Director PIT Beirer adds: "This once proves that our project of the KTM-Grand Prix Academy works from the Rookies Cup to the MotoGP class. We all know that Raul is an outstanding talent. Jump from the Moto3- to the Moto2 class was with some question marks, but he has repeatedly shown that he is an excellent driver on the larger motorcycle. We had already assumed that and hoped, because for the Moto3 machine he was quite large."

"To switch to the MotoGP class so quickly, was not part of the original plan, but he has shown that he has the potential," says Zuirer about Fernandez. And with a view to the fact that the current occupation of the Moto2 team of Aki Ajo will continue to drive for the MotoGP team of Herve Poncharal, says BiRer: "Both bring to the premier class means that we are now drivers for the MotoGP class have, which [all] have come through our system. "

because next to Raul Fernandez and Remy Gardner near Tech 3, the KTM bid is completed in the MotoGP season 2022 by Brad Binder and Miguel Oliveira in the work team. In return, the confirmation of Gardner and Fernandez in the Tech-3 team means that for 2022 both Danilo Petrucci and Iker Lecuona must look for a new field of activity. ( Overview: Confirmed MotoGP driver for 2022 and beyond )

"Unbelievable!": Gardner and Fernandez swarming over first MotoGP-Test .
© motogp.com The lap times were for Remy Gardner and his teammates Sorry in the Moto2 they are still fighting for the title, but on Wednesday Remy Gardner and Raul Fernandez for the first time the opportunity to inspect your workplace for the coming year. Then the AJO team mates will share a box again, namely as MotoGP -Rookies at Tech-3-KTM.

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