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Lorenzo could contest his home GP this year as a Yamaha wildcard

Lorenzo could contest his home GP this year as a Yamaha wildcard

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It has been only 79 days since Jorge Lorenzo bid his definitive farewell to MotoGP, but the three time premier class world champion could be back already this year, as a Yamaha wildcard. The Iwata team have filed a wildcard request with IRTA for the Catalunya GP. Although there is no official information so far, it is believed it will be Lorenzo. The Spaniard has returned to MotoGP action today, where he was on track in Sepang. It was a long awaited moment, and the Majorcan quickly found his mojo on the M1. His times constantly improved and he set 8th fastest time after ruining 46 laps. His best time of the day was 2'00"506, and it was just a fraction slower than his Malaysian GP qualifying effort in November last year, where he did a 2'00"478 on the Honda.
Rins renews Suzuki contract for 2021 – 2022

Rins renews Suzuki contract for 2021 – 2022

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Alex Rins will continue racing with the Suzuki Ecstar squad in 2021 and 2022, after extending his contract. Official announcement is expected to be made in the next days prior to the team official unveil on February 6th. 24 year old Rins, who won in Austin and Silverstone last year, finished the 2019 MotoGP championship in 4th place, which aparently convinced Davide Brivio into extending the deal with the young Barcelona rider. According to Italian media, who presented these news, Joan Mir will remain Rins' team mate until the end of 2022. There were some roumours that Ducati, after failing to poach Yamaha riders Maverick Vinales and Fabio Quartararo, was after Rins, so it is no surprise Suzuki mirrored Yamahas strategy in dealing with their riders contracts in record time, even befo...
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