Maverick Viñales does not wait for next season and will debut with Aprilia at the Aragon GP

Yamaha and Maverick Viñales break contract early

Yamaha and Maverick Viñales break contract early
Yamaha and Maverick Viñales break contract early
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The Italian manufacturer Aprilia has confirmed the presence of Spanish Maverick Viñales from the MotoGP Grand Prix of Aragon, which will be played on the weekend of September 12 at the Motorland Aragón circuit, in Alcañiz.

The decision has already been made in the second day of testing of Maverick Viñales on the RS-GP at the Misano Adriatico circuit, so the Roses rider will be the new member of the Aprilia Racing Team Gresini together with the also Spanish Aleix Espargaró, which has just secured the first podium for the manufacturer of Noale in MotoGP at the British circuit of Silverstone.

The Italian Lorenzo Savadori, who could not contest the Great Britain Grand Prix because he was not fully recovered from his malleolus injury, will be the fitting room for season 2022, thus completing a first-rate trio, although the test schedule that Aprilia will carry out throughout the 2022 season is not yet known.

Aprilia CEO, Italian Massimo Rivola, has shown “proud to announce our plans for the current season and by 2022, with a view to maximizing the contribution of our three pilots. “

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“Together with Aleix, we are happy to welcome a talent like Maverick, who has shown great feelings with the team and the bike from the beginning and I am sure that he will be able to give the best of himself from Aragon, at the same time, too We confirm the role of Lorenzo -Savadori- as test pilot in 2022, a fundamental position that gives credit to the great commitment shown in the development of the new RS-GP and will conclude the 2021 season taking advantage of the invitations that we jointly decide when it is one hundred percent recovered. “

“The decision to have the Maverick on the track from Aragon is a direct consequence of the test carried out in Misano, since it was not to be taken for granted that, after a race, Maverick would have a good feeling with our V4 and for that reason the test on this track, which historically is not easy for our bike, was a important moment for verification“, explains Romano Albesiano, Aprilia Racing team technical director.

“We are satisfied with the positive feelings of Viñales From the beginning, he has shown very good feelings about the RS-GP, the team and the working method, which allows us to think about the future of our project with optimism“, acknowledges Romano Albesiano.

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