The Sepang Racing Staff will withdraw from all three courses of the MotoGP world championship on the finish of the 2021 season and will be rebranded as RNF Racing.
RNF will proceed to function in simply the MotoGP class solely, with Razali and present SRT workforce supervisor Wilco Zeelenberg on the helm.
It’s understood a rift between Stigefelt and Razali had developed in latest weeks, with RNF’s official workforce announcement final weekend throughout the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix making no point out of Stigefelt.
When requested by Autosport throughout the Misano weekend what the scenario was with Stigefelt, Razali stated: “Properly, I imply the final three years we’re a workforce of greater than 60 folks.
“So, in fact with the adjustments of the workforce we couldn’t proceed with Moto3 and Moto2, so our crew has decreased to almost half.
“I believe we’re 29 workforce members for subsequent yr.
“Primarily Johan’s function was to take care of the Moto2 and Moto3, so subsequent yr with simply being MotoGP I made the choice that we are able to handle with myself and Wilco.
“Therefore, we had a mutual settlement with Johan to go in a special path.”
It’s understood the alleged rift between each events might impression Darryn Binder coming up from Moto3 to join RNF next year, with the South African having achieved the take care of Stigefelt.
Nonetheless, Yamaha and RNF introduced final week that Binder could be coming to the workforce alongside factory-backed Andrea Dovizioso – with rookie Binder, youthful brother of KTM rider Brad, getting a 2021-spec M1.
Darryn Binder, Andrea Dovizioso, RNF Racing, Razlan Razali, founder and workforce principal, RNF Racing, Matteo Ballarin, president of Europe Power Group
Photograph by: RNF Racing
Yamaha additionally introduced only a one-year take care of SRT for 2022, with an possibility there to increase not less than two extra years.
Razali says this provide was “to not our expectation”, however defined that it was right down to commerce compliance points stemming from RNF being an entity established only a few weeks in the past.
“With the scenario of the workforce, I needed to incorporate a brand new entity within the UK,” Razali defined.
“And for Yamaha, [with us] being a brand new firm we wanted to adjust to the Safety Commerce Group.
“It’s all about compliance with Yamaha being an enormous Japanese firm.
“Due to the shortage of observe report with the brand new entity, and so on, and so on, due to all this company governance compliance challenge they might solely give us a one-year take care of an extension for the next years.
“We’ll take a look at by mid-June for them to verify to proceed with us for the next yr and so forth.
“The provide is to not our expectation, however I respect their determination because of the compliance points.”