The Spaniard joins up with Purple Bull KTM Tech 3 sooner than expected after the Portuguese rider underwent contemporary shoulder surgery
With Purple Bull KTM Tech 3’s Miguel Oliveira dominated out unless February next year after present process a successful appropriate shoulder operation, the team private known as upon 2020 rider and contemporary monday.com American Racing Moto2™ contender Iker Lecuona to stand in at the final spherical in Valencia.
Poncharal on Lecuona’s transfer to Tech 3 & why Oliveira stayed 24/10/2019
The Purple Bull KTM Tech 3 Team Manager talks in regards to the 2020 line up and explains Miguel Oliviera’s probability to no longer transfer to the factory team
Lecuona turn into confirmed to transfer up to MotoGP™ with Purple Bull KTM Tech 3 all the scheme by the flyaway rounds. On the other hand, the Spaniard is decided to salvage his premier class debut a few days sooner than expected in Valencia, as he’ll capture the spot of Oliveira for the weekend’s bustle sooner than continuing his adaptation on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 at the professional Valencia Take a look at. Closing year at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Lecuona scored his maiden Sizable Prix podium – so the circuit holds appropriate memories for the 19-year-used.
Changing Lecuona at monday.com American Racing will probably be MotoAmerica Supersport rider and aged Purple Bull MotoGP Beginners Cup rider Sean Dylan Kelly. The American will probably be making his debut within the intermediate class World Championship and could perhaps perhaps lineup alongside compatriot Joe Roberts in Valencia.
Iker Lecuona: “To private this different in my house Sizable Prix is a proud 2d for me. We must indulge in this superb abilities, however above all be taught as great as that that you just would be in a position to perhaps imagine for the long chase. All this wouldn’t had been that that you just would be in a position to perhaps imagine without the abet and encouragement of Hervé Poncharal, as wisely as Eitan Butbul and the American Racing Team astounding crew, they helped me to develop as a rider and as a particular person. I also want to favor the actual that that you just would be in a position to perhaps imagine recovery to Oliveira, who will probably be my teammate next season. I will give my finest in Valencia as I always carry out”.
Sean Dylan Kelly: “I’ve been ready for this 2d my complete occupation and I even private a appropriate advice of what I am stepping into. I am correct going to be taught and private the benefit of the competitors and carry out my finest. I’m of course grateful to Eitan with American Racing Team KTM for believing in me, for giving me this different. Furthermore, ensuing from John and Chris Ulrich of Team Hammer for no longer correct having me bustle on their team, however for also serving to me along the route.”
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