On Thursday forward of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Misano, Yamaha introduced it had agreed a cope with RNF Racing – which is rebranding from Petronas SRT in 2022 – for it to proceed being its satellite tv for pc staff in MotoGP subsequent 12 months.
On the similar time Yamaha also announced it had agreed a deal with SRT Moto3 rider Binder to step as much as the premier class with RNF Racing in 2022, with an possibility to increase into 2023.
Binder has ridden in Moto3 since 2015, however presently solely has one win to his title and has come nowhere close to a title tilt, main many to query the choice to advertise him straight to MotoGP.
That is in stark distinction to the final rider to come back straight from Moto3 to MotoGP, Jack Miller in 2015, who had received six races in 2014 and missed the title by simply two factors.
Regardless of this, Binder – youthful brother of double MotoGP race winner Brad Binder – says the chance to affix RNF in 2022 was one he couldn’t flip down, however appreciates the duty forward of him is a tough one.
“It feels unreal at this time, I really feel like I’m in a unique world proper now,” Binder mentioned of his MotoGP promotion.
“It’s a childhood dream to experience in MotoGP, not everyone will get this chance and I positively by no means anticipated to come back from Moto3.
“So, I’m tremendous excited, it’s an enormous step ahead, so it’s going to be a extremely huge studying curve for me.
“However I’m tremendous excited, I’m able to work as laborious as I can and all of it begins on the finish of the 12 months after I get the primary experience on the M1.”
Darryn Binder, Andrea Dovizioso, RNF Racing, Razlan Razali, founder and staff principal, RNF Racing, Matteo Ballarin, president of Europe Power Group
Photograph by: RNF Racing
He added: “It’s positively a chance that you simply simply can’t flip down, it’s a no brainer for me.
“It’s positively going to be an enormous step. I’ll positively be asking my brother lots of questions and I’m going to be making an attempt to comply with in his footsteps very intently over the vacation to coach and take a look at and prepare for the larger bike.
“However from my aspect I positively really feel like I’ve been in Moto3 for method too lengthy, I’m fairly huge, so I really feel like my measurement ought to swimsuit the larger bike a bit higher.
“It’s going to be an enormous studying curve, however I’m up for the laborious work and I’ll do my finest to only attempt to get stronger and stronger.”