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Fabio Quartararo Officially Remains Yamaha Monster Until MotoGP 2024

Fabio Quartararo Officially Remains Yamaha Monster Until MotoGP 2024

Fabio Quartararo Officially

Yamaha Motor Racing has finally officially announced the contract extension of Fabio Quartararo , who will return to defend Monster Energy Yamaha in MotoGP 2023 and 2024. This they announced on Thursday (2/6/2022), ahead of the Catalunya Series at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit. , Spain, which will be held on 3-5 June 2022.

As is known, Quartararo has defended Yamaha since 2019, making his debut in the class of kings with Petronas Yamaha SRT. Defending the satellite team for two years, ‘El Diablo’ managed to collect 10 podiums and 3 victories, which got him promoted to Monster Energy Yamaha in 2021.

In his first year in the factory team, Quartararo immediately won the world title, winning 10 podiums, including 5 victories. In the first eight series of this season, the French racer has collected 4 podiums, including 1 victory which was achieved in Portimao, Portugal.

Negotiations were tough

Negotiations were tough
Monster Energy Yamaha racer Fabio Quartararo

Negotiations between Quartararo and Yamaha regarding this new contract are known to have been going on a lot. The reason is, since the end of last season, Quartararo has often complained about the performance of the YZR-M1 which is not as tough as other motorbikes, lagging behind in engine power and top speed.

Even so, an agreement was finally reached to continue working together until 2024. Next season, Quartararo will again partner with Franco Morbidelli, whose contract with Yamaha will expire at the end of 2023.

Quartararo and Morbidelli are certain to be the only duo that are Yamaha’s mainstay next year, considering they will not field a satellite team. Their current satellite team, RNF Racing, have decided to move to Aprilia. That way, the two will lead the development of the YZR-M1.

Fabio Quartararo’s Official Statement

Fabio Quartararos Official Statement

“I am very happy to announce to all of you that I will be staying at Yamaha for another two years.

“In the past, going up to MotoGP with Yamaha and then playing for the factory team was a reasonable decision. Yamaha believed in me from the start, and that is something I will not ignore. However, this deal is a big decision. I am at the best point in my career. me, so I wanted more time to make a definite decision.

“I believe in the Yamaha MotoGP project, and I feel Yamaha is very motivated. Now we have confirmed the decision to continue working together, so we can really focus on this season.

“I’m grateful to everyone around me, who has always helped and supported me, as well as to the fans who cheered me on. I really appreciate all the support.”

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Marc Marquez Calls the Spanish MotoGP Very Important, What’s…

Marc Marquez Calls the Spanish MotoGP Very Important, What’s the Reason?

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In less than a week, Marc Marquez will be visiting Jerez again, the circuit where the Repsol Honda rider suffered a fatal crash last year that left him with a broken right arm and nine months out of MotoGP.

Returning to the race for the first time in MotoGP Portugal, Marquez appeared solid. He was able to finish seventh at the Algarve Circuit, which is considered one of the most difficult tracks.

Although the winner of six MotoGP titles returns to Portugal with preparations that cannot be considered ideal. Marquez did have time to try the Algarve Circuit a few weeks before, but with the RC213V-S.

Even during the weekend, the rider nicknamed The Baby Alien used a motor set-up based on Stefan Bradl’s RC213V. Although with a few changes, the vehicle is not entirely Marquez’s arrangement.

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“Physically, I’ve recovered. Mentally, I’m focused on things to get more points. But I have to be careful, at least until next month. After that there will be time to train more intensely.”

While waiting for the Spanish MotoGP, The Baby Alien said he was satisfied with his performance in Portugal. He has no target other than trying to finish. As a result, Marquez became the best Honda rider in qualifying and racing.

“In terms of results, it was much better than we expected. Logically I want to win, but on the other hand I have to be realistic. I’m not 100 percent yet but there is progress,” said Marquez.

“It was an important step in my recovery, returning to MotoGP. We started from the sixth grid and I was able to hold on and finally finished seventh, 13 seconds behind the winner (Fabio Quartararo). So very positive in terms of performance.”