July 14, 2024

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Bastianini will race for KTM next season in the MotoGP Championship

Bastianini will race for KTM next season in the MotoGP Championship

the group Mobility Pierrewhich runs both the official training, Orange Motorcycle Training, as well as the training that came about as a result of its alliance with Tech3, Gas Gas, It will change its strategy with the aim of attracting already well-known drivers, such as Ena Bastianini.

In reality, The interest of the business group, led by Stephane Perrier, in obtaining the two positions attributed so far to Hervé Poncharal, is nothing new.Owner of the French team. So far, Poncharal has not wanted to get rid of them, although he has had no shortage of offers.

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The 26-year-old driver is from Rimini It will experience its fifth season in the heavy motorcycle class in 2025He achieved a total of five wins, 24 podiums and nine pole positions. His best year so far was 2022, where he finished third, after playing for the title with Pico Bagnaia and Fabio Quartararo, until the final stage of the tournament.

This level of performance earned him Make yourself a place on the official Ducati teamWhere he did not meet the expectations he set. In this sense, it is expected that Borgo Panigale An announcement will be made in the next few hours about the joining of Marc Marquez, who will replace The Beast. KTM is also scheduled to be formalized soon.

It is still not clear, however. Which will form a pair with Bastianini, registered in the structure that now wears the gas colors. Pedro Acosta’s renewal, announced last weekend, during the Italian Grand Prix, will see the Murcian promoted to the ‘first’ team, Along with Brad Bender, who is under contract with the Austrian manufacturer until the end of 2026. It is not clear what will happen to Jack Miller.the South African’s current teammate, whose agreement with Mattighofen Builder expires at the end of this year.

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