KTM puts the GasGas brand in MotoGP with Pol Espargaró as the first rider

08/19/2022 at 14:22


New project of the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer with the Catalan Pol Espargaró as the first confirmed rider

GasGas, of Spanish origin, is already present in small cylinder capacities thanks to Aspar

The Austrian manufacturer KTM has confirmed that in 2023 it will put its GasGas brand in the MotoGP category, framed within the Tech 3 team led by the Frenchman Hervé Poncharal and with the Spanish Pol Espargaró as the first of its confirmed riders.

As of 2023, the brand of Spanish origin will join the MotoGP starting line-up with Pol Espargaró as the first of his figures, who will be joined by a second pilot who will be confirmed later, and who will complete GasGas’ presence in the world championship, where it already has teams in Moto3 and Moto2 led by Spaniard Jorge Martínez “Aspar”.

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Pit Beirer, director of “GasGas Motorsports” has assured that they are “a winning brand that has reached an incredible level of performance almost immediately in other specialties such as Motocross, Supercross, Enduro and Rallys“.

“We hope that the fans who follow the ‘red’ brand will enjoy the history achieved with the Aspar team, in Moto3 and Moto2, and now also in the toughest category of all,” said Beirer.