The Scot, who sits fifth within the unusual Championship Standings, has signed an extension with Petronas Sprinta Racing Team.
PETRONAS Sprinta Racing is soft to entire its Moto3™ line-up for 2021, with Scot John McPhee staying for one more yr to wrestle for the title within the light-weight class, alongside the unusual signing of fellow Moto3™ lumber-winner Darryn Binder.
The Scottish rider, who joined the Malaysian squad in 2019, knows what it takes to evaluate within the ultra-competitive Moto3™ category and has persistently proven himself to be a stable championship contender. He and the team like constructed a stable relationship over the final two seasons, so 2021 will allow him to mount another title dispute with very familiar environment and machinery – the Honda NSF250RW.
To this level, McPhee has racked up 14 podiums with three lumber wins within the category: half of had been performed with the team, with four of these podiums and one judge coming from the 11 GPs raced to this level this yr. He also gave the team their first victory on the French GP pleasant yr. He at level to sits fifth within the Moto3™ World Standing with 109 points, 35-points disquieted of the leader with four races to switch.
“I’m indubitably soft to re-signal with the team for 2021! We still like a few races now to forestall off this season and we’re in a mountainous procedure to proceed combating for the championship. For me, it’s indubitably considerable to proceed with the same crew, these that I do know and the place I’m feeling soft on and off target. The aim for subsequent yr shall be to all yet again be persistently within the tip three and combating for the championship,” mentioned the Scottish rider.
“I’m indubitably having a ogle forward to the yr forward, however let’s level of curiosity on this season and catch that performed first! I are looking out for to snarl an fabulous thanks to the team and partners for the entire toughen they like got given me. Now let’s watch what we are able to forestall in these pleasant races of the 2020 season.”
Petronas Sprinta Racing Team Director Johann Stigefel used to be also delighted to had been ready to determine a deal.
“I’m indubitably soft to proceed with John in 2021. He has been with us now for almost two years and we are able to note that we’re rising and progressing very nicely collectively. John has been a championship contender from the very open of this yr, so that you just’ll want to be continuing with him is mountainous knowledge for the team. We still like four races to switch in this season and I’m sure we are able to attain more a success results and wrestle till the pleasant lap of the pleasant lumber.”
“In 2021, we might possibly well possibly like a indubitably stable team with him and Darryn [Binder], both of whom are stable riders and have to form on a excessive level. It is a truly noteworthy for the team that we purchase this step to proceed with John and just like the strongest Moto3™ line-up that we’ve ever had.”
McPhee shall be encourage in action this weekend for the 2nd of two encourage-to-encourage races at MotorLand Aragón: the Gran Premio de Teruel.
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