Double 125cc world champion and veteran workforce boss Gresini died in February after a two-month battle with COVID-19.
The workforce – 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 unbiased standing in 2022, Padovani will take over the roles beforehand occupied by her late husband – whereas their sons Lorenzo and Luca will tackle roles inside the workforce.
“I wish to assume that Fausto’s two households – ours and the racing one – have joined their efforts to carry ahead all the things he was planning, and particularly the MotoGP,” Padovani mentioned.
“To have an unbiased workforce within the premier class is definitely one thing very demanding, with a workforce 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 – because of 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 mission.”
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 workforce in its personal proper from 2022.
Autosport 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 12 months, with a possibility opening up for Gresini as Avintia will go away the world championship on the finish of the season.
In a singular tribute to the late Fausto Gresini, the MotoGP paddock in Portugal and the Formulation 1 paddock at Imola joined collectively for a second of silence to recollect the workforce boss final week.
The MotoGP paddock held a separate second of silence in the course of the Qatar Grand Prix for Gresini additionally.