Pedro Acosta might have gone to MotoGP as early as 2022, however most well-liked to “not skip a step” and undergo the Moto2 field earlier than transferring as much as the premier class.
Pedro Acosta is the feeling of the 2021 season. Winner of the Purple Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup 2020, the Spaniard climbed on the rostrum of his first Grand Prix, in Qatar, then received his second, that of Doha, ranging from because the pit lane (!). The thunderous debut of a youngster who would turn into Moto3 world champion just a few months later.
Six victories, eight podiums, fifteen out of eighteen races accomplished within the prime 10, a title in his first season: it’s comprehensible that hardly arriving on this planet, the Mazarrón rider has received the favor of MotoGP leaders. A lot so proposal was made to him: that of transferring to the premier class in 2022, his second yr on this planet championship.
“Sure, that choice (to go MotoGP) did exist, he confirmed to Spanish tv DAZN, throughout the Valencia Grand Prix. To place it bluntly, I’d have been 18 in the course of the subsequent season if I bought into MotoGP. There was no must skip levels, to skip levels, to get into MotoGP. I desire to go in Moto2 and acquire expertise, which is able to make me arrive prepared in MotoGP. “
If he had accepted, he would have needed to miss the primary seven Grands Prix, as he is not going to be 18 – the minimal age to journey in MotoGP – till Could 25. He’ll lastly have fun them as a Moto2 rider with Purple Bull KTM Ajo, a staff with which he already raced in Moto3. His contract, made straight with KTM, will see him put on the orange colours till 2024.
KTM’s plan is to maintain Pedro Acosta in Moto2 in 2022 and 2023, earlier than pushing him as much as the premier class in 2024. The Spaniard additionally sees himself with KTM within the coming years. “KTM trusted me, Purple Bull gave it their all. I hope to remain right here for a very long time. That is one of the best ways to reward them. “No Video(s) Found