September 17, 2021
He will be in MotoGP at least until 2026
After the announcement of the departure of the sponsor Petronas at the end of the season, there were some clouds over the future of the Yamaha satellite team. The current Sepang Racing Team will change its name and will become RNF Racing from next year.
The independent team has signed a contract with Dorna to participate in the MotoGP for five years, so at least until 2026. Razlan Razali, current head of Yamaha Petronas, will always be at the helm of the team, with whom Valentino Rossi will end his MotoGP career in Valencia. in mid-November.
In the next season, the first rider of the Yamaha satellite team will be Andrea Dovizioso, who returned to the track this weekend in Misano with the M1. At his side in 2022 there will be a young driver. The favorite is Darryn Binder, the younger brother of the Ktm rider Brad, who would thus rise directly from the Moto3.