The MotoGP biker market is over, only the official Augusto Fernandez announcement at GASGAS Tech3 was missing and arrived Friday in Aragon. KTM is still focused on the young talent of Team Aki Ajo, but will be joined by an experienced rider like Pol Espargarò. However, much remains to be identified in the market for technicians and managers. From Aragon comes the news that Gino Borsoy will be Pramac Racing’s team principal from next year. After Francesco Guidotti’s farewell, Fonsi Nieto has considered covering his duties partially, but from the 2023 season it will be the former driver from Veneto, the current sporting director of Team Aspar.
Pramac team boss Paolo Campinotti chose an Italian figure of great depth for his fund. His racing career began in 1996 with Aprilia and in the same season he replaced Andrea Ballerini, but an accident in Catalan GP training forced him to be unable to compete in any other championship races due to a fracture of three vertebrae. The following year comes his first decade as an honorary driver, in eight seasons in the 125 class, he earned a pole position and three podiums, for a total of 126 GP. For more than fifteen years, he has been collaborating with Jorge Aspar Martinez to cover managerial roles that have allowed him to gain valuable experience. “Now, let’s think about the Aspar projectBoursoy said during the first day of free training in Aragon.
Motorcycle technicians market
Behind the scenes, we also work in the MotoGP tech market. At Misano Weekend, Alberto Giribola’s impending farewell to Ducati was the news. Enea Bastianini’s chief engineer will play a central role at KTM, working alongside Fabiano Sterlacchini (former Ducati Technical Director) on the development of the RC16. Here he will meet another ex-man from Pramac Racing, Francesco Guidotti, and Cristian Pupulin, Jack Miller’s crew chief who will follow the Australian racer on his new KTM adventure.
On the Aprilia front, Juan Mir’s crew chief Manuel Cazo is on the way, who will not be able to follow the Spaniard at Honda and will return to join Maverick Vinales from 2023. After Andrea Dovizioso left MotoGP, his chief mechanic Ramon Furcada also stayed away for the racing games, and I look forward to To a good show for the next World Cup. On the contrary, it was time for the Catalan technician to bid farewell to the excellent first-class circuit.