After the Gresini crew this morning, it’s the flip of the brand new RNF crew to announce the date of its official presentation for the 2022 season. The assembly is that this time mounted for Monday January 24 and the occasion might be held in Verona, Italy.
The RNF crew is the brand new construction arrange by Razlan Razali, former crew principal of the Sepang Racing Group. After the withdrawal of Petronas and the Sepang circuit, the Malaysian boss has retained the help of Dorna and Yamaha to enter a crew within the MotoGP class subsequent season whereas protecting a big a part of its workforce.
The administration is nonetheless diminished, Johan Stigefelt having left the crew which is able to now be supervised solely by Razlan Razali himself as crew principal and Wilco Zeelenberg as crew supervisor. The Malaysian introduced that the construction will stay “roughly 90% because it has been for the final three years”.
Sponsored by WithU, an Italian firm bringing collectively all electrical energy, gasoline, Web and phone providers, the crew can depend on a one-year contract with Yamaha to be its satellite tv for pc crew. A brief engagement, which the 2 events defined by the standing of a younger firm of RNF and which have to be mentioned once more across the month of June as a way to be prolonged if the situations are met.
As for the drivers, we’ll discover Andrea Dovizioso, who made his return to competitors this yr throughout the Petronas SRT crew. Formally supported by Yamaha, the Italian could have a final era M1, with nice ambitions. He might be accompanied by Darryn Binder, a debutant within the premier class after having raced in Moto3 to date. The South African will journey a 2021 model of the world champion bike.
Group administration, too, are saying excessive objectives, hoping to bounce again from a sophisticated 2021. The SRT crew created a sensation by getting into the MotoGP class, particularly due to the convincing performances of Fabio Quartararo in 2019 after which to the victories received in 2020 with the Frenchman and Franco Morbidelli, the latter ending vice-world champion. Quartararo received the title by being promoted to the official squad this yr, whereas Morbidelli suffered a knee harm. Valentino Rossi, who handed by SRT for his final yr, has did not regain the forefront.
MotoGP crew shows
Date Place Group January 15th, 11am Faenza Gresini Racing January 24th Verona RNF