Double 125cc world champion and veteran staff boss Gresini died in February after a two-month battle with COVID-19.
The staff – which operates in Moto3, Moto2 and in MotoGP at present as Aprilia’s manufacturing facility entrant – vowed to proceed racing regardless of Gresini’s tragic passing.
Because the squad will get set to return to impartial standing in 2022, Padovani will take over the roles beforehand occupied by her late husband – whereas their sons Lorenzo and Luca will tackle roles throughout the staff.
“I want to assume that Fausto’s two households – ours and the racing one – have joined their efforts to carry ahead the whole lot he was planning, and particularly the MotoGP,” Padovani mentioned.
“To have an impartial staff within the premier class is definitely one thing very demanding, with a staff to be constructed from scratch, however I do know everybody within the firm is giving their 110% to make his dream come true.
“Personally, I see it as an actual mission, a problem we’ll face – additionally and above all – due to the energy of Fausto, who’s following us from above.
“We’re at present talking with a number of producers and in a matter of few weeks we’ll reveal the small print of our MotoGP challenge.”
Fausto Gresini tribute on the Bike of Aprilia Racing Staff Gresini
Picture by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images
Having run Aprilia’s manufacturing facility effort since 2015, Gresini and the Italian producer will sever ties on the finish of this season as Aprilia enters as a manufacturing facility staff in its personal proper from 2022.
Motorsport.com understands Ducati has held discussions with Gresini Racing for a while a few satellite tv for pc partnership.
Ducati is eager to retain its six bikes subsequent yr, with a chance opening up for Gresini as Avintia will depart the world championship on the finish of the season.
In a novel tribute to the late Fausto Gresini, the MotoGP paddock in Portugal and the Components 1 paddock at Imola joined collectively for a second of silence to recollect the staff boss final week.
The MotoGP paddock held a separate second of silence in the course of the Qatar Grand Prix for Gresini additionally.