Fabio Quartararo extends his adventure with the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team until 2024.
The news is official, Fabio Quartararo extends his MotoGP adventure with Yamaha, until 2024.
Yamaha and Quartararo Renew Contract for 2023 – 2024
— Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP (@YamahaMotoGP) June 2, 2022
After a successful 2021 season crowned with a world title, The devil fell from above observing the performance of his current bike not allowing it to fight easily to maintain its status. The Yamaha YZR-M1 severely lacking in powerin addition to being quite capricious.
However, the reigning world champion’s start to the season has proven that it’s not just about performance. L’association Quartararo-Yamaha has done wonders since the start of the season. It’s simple, the Niçois is at the top of the driver classification after 8 races contested.
As a reminder, the Japanese manufacturer has allowed the Frenchman to rise to the highest level in the discipline. Fabio Quartararo rejoices in the confidence it places in the Yamaha project in motoGP :
“In the past, moving to MotoGP with Yamaha and later to the Factory team was not a given. Yamaha believed in me from the start, and that’s something I don’t take lightly. But that being said, this new deal was a big decision. I’m at a good point in my career, so I took a little longer to make this decision to be sure.
I believe in the Yamaha MotoGP project and I feel that Yamaha is really motivated. And now that we have officially confirmed our decision to continue on this path together, we can fully focus on the current season. », Explains the first French world champion.
A situation that delights all the more Lin Jarvis, general manager of the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team :
“We are very happy to have reached an agreement with Fabio to continue with the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team for 2023 and beyond.
We brought Fabio into the Factory team last year knowing he was a special talent, but he exceeded even our expectations. You don’t often come across a rider of his caliber. He was already showing his talent and speed during his two years with the SRT satellite team in 2019 and 2020, but when he made the move to the Factory team, we could really see him getting stronger and maturing in as a pilot.
In Fabio’s first and a half season, we have recorded many successes: 6 race wins, 14 podiums, 6 pole positions and the 2021 MotoGP world title. These results are the result of a strong team effort from the pilot, his crew, our engineers and all the team personnel working together in a positive spirit.
With Fabio we know he will always give 100% of his best effort, and we have assured him that Yamaha will do the same and we will invest in future developments so that together we can fight for the MotoGP World Championship titles. for the coming years. »
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