MotoGP: Remy Gardner confirmed to Tech3 in 2022

Remy Gardner has been officially confirmed to Tech3 MotoGP.

Remy Gardner will follow in his father’s footsteps and make the move to the premier MotoGP class for 2022 with the Tech3 team in 2017 and 2018. The Australian rider currently leads the Moto2 World Championship standings by 6 points to Raul Fernandez with 5 podiums in 6 races and a dramatic race win at Mugello under his belt, beating rookie teammate Raul Fernandez on the final lap of the race by just 0.014 seconds.

Remy Gardner: “I’m extremely happy that KTM have given me this opportunity. It’s a dream come true for me and what we have worked for up until this point. It’s an incredible chance for me and I cannot wait to ride the bike. I just want to thank KTM for believing in me. Right now we need to focus on finishing 2021 in a strong way. I want to thank also everyone who has supported me to reach MotoGP. We’re just getting started.”

Pit Beirer, KTM Director: “It’s a real pleasure for us to bring Remy to MotoGP next season because we knew about his speed and ability for Moto2 and he has confirmed that potential. We believe there is much more to come from him and it’s important he has this opportunity to keep growing. Remy is a typical racer. He’s super-determined and never gives up. He’s exciting to watch and we’re looking forward to working with him in this next step. Again, we’re also showing that the KTM GP Academy can give the right opportunity for riders that want to go all the way.”

Hervé Poncharal, Tech3 KTM Factory Racing: “We are very proud, happy and confident to welcome Remy. We believe he will be a strong asset to the KTM MotoGP line up and I think having taken this decision is now going to help Remy to focus 100% on his Moto2 World Championship and will also help us, the Tech3 KTM Factory Racing Team to focus on our 2021 season. So, welcome back, Remy, keep on pushing and come to join us for your MotoGP adventure in 2022!”

Featured image – KTM Media / Polarity Photo