Lecuona to replace injured Oliveira in Valencia
The Spaniard joins up with Crimson Bull KTM Tech 3 earlier than expected after the Portuguese rider underwent recent shoulder surgical operation
With Crimson Bull KTM Tech 3’s Miguel Oliveira dominated out unless February subsequent year after present process a successful agreeable shoulder operation, the team have confidence known as upon 2020 rider and present monday.com American Racing Moto2™ contender Iker Lecuona to face in at the remainder round in Valencia.
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Lecuona became confirmed to cross up to MotoGP™ with Crimson Bull KTM Tech 3 finally of the flyaway rounds. Nonetheless, the Spaniard is build to construct his premier class debut a few days earlier than expected in Valencia, as he’ll hold the distance of Oliveira for the weekend’s bustle earlier than continuing his adaptation on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 at the official Valencia Take a look at. Last year at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Lecuona scored his maiden Gigantic Prix podium – so the circuit holds true memories for the 19-year-faded.
Replacing Lecuona at monday.com American Racing will be MotoAmerica Supersport rider and former Crimson Bull MotoGP Newbies Cup rider Sean Dylan Kelly. The American will be making his debut in the intermediate class World Championship and must restful lineup alongside compatriot Joe Roberts in Valencia.
Iker Lecuona: “To have confidence this likelihood in my house Gigantic Prix is a proud moment for me. We must admire this dazzling trip, nonetheless above all learn as noteworthy as imaginable for the future. All this mustn’t were imaginable without the benefit and encouragement of Hervé Poncharal, as successfully as Eitan Butbul and the American Racing Crew fabulous crew, they helped me to develop as a rider and as an particular person. I additionally are attempting to need the finest imaginable recovery to Oliveira, who will be my teammate subsequent season. I will give my easiest in Valencia as I consistently create”.
Sean Dylan Kelly: “I’ve been ready for this moment my total occupation and I no doubt have confidence a true conception of what I’m getting in. I’m valid going to learn and salvage pleasure from the competition and create my easiest. I’m no doubt grateful to Eitan with American Racing Crew KTM for believing in me, for giving me this likelihood. Furthermore, thanks to John and Chris Ulrich of Crew Hammer for no longer valid having me bustle on their team, nonetheless for additionally helping me alongside the course.”
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