Red Bull KTM Tech3 together with KTM and Red Bull KTM Ajo decided to newly arrange their riders nomination for the upcoming season. While Deniz Öncü will stick with Red Bull KTM Tech3 for a third year, Adrian Fernandez will be joining the Turkish youngster in 2022. The 17 years old Spanish rider is set to ride his second full season in the Moto3 World Championship with the support of the Red Bull KTM Tech3 crew.
In a joint decision it was agreed that Daniel Holgado in lieu will compete his rookie season together with the Red Bull KTM Ajo Team. All partners involved agreed that this is the most effective organization by KTM GP Academy system in order to target best results possible for each KTM Factory Racing supported team and their riders.
“The season is really now coming to its end and every manufacturer, every team is trying to get the best organization for the following year. We had the privilege to receive Stefan Pierer, CEO of KTM and Hubert Trunkenpolz, Member of the Executive Board of KTM AG here with us. We had several meetings to try to reach the best efficiency, together with Pit Beirer, Aki Ajo and myself. Finally, we are very proud and happy to announce our final and definitive 2022 Moto3 line up; Deniz Öncü remains on board and Adrian Fernandez will be joining us alongside Deniz.”
“I would like to say that I have had a really nice two races with Daniel Holgado in Misano and here in Portimao. He is definitely a very promising rider and a real gentleman. What makes me happy with that decision is, that he is going to the current Moto3 World Champion team, which is certainly a good place to do your rookie season. We will definitely be very close to each other and hopefully stay friends and help each other to grow. Thanks to KTM for their never-ending support. I’m very proud about our 2022 line up with Deniz and Adrian!”