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MotoGP: Maverick Viales and Yamaha end their relationship with immediate effect

MotoGP: Maverick Viales and Yamaha end their relationship with immediate effect

The Spanish rider is one step away from Aprilia and will race with the model even this season

Maverick Viales, on the rostrum at Sepang 2019.MOHD RASFANAFP
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Spanish Maverick Viales and the Japanese producer Yamaha have mutually determined to terminate their contractual relationship with speedy impact, regardless of the settlement that they had reached for 2021.

Following the Netherlands Grand Prix it was introduced that Yamaha and Maverick Viales would terminate their two-year contract early (2021 and 2022) on the finish of the present season, however following current occasions on the Styrian Grand Prix and after By deep reflection on either side, a mutual determination has been reached to separate with speedy impact.

The british Lin jarvis, basic director of the Yamaha competitors, has identified in a be aware issued by Yamaha itself that “in Assen, Yamaha and Viales have already announced the mutual decision to shorten their original 2021-2022 program and finish it at the end of 2021 and both the rider and the The team pledged to continue until the end of the current season, with the team guaranteeing their full support and the driver giving his best effort so that we could finish the project in a big way. “

“Unfortunately, the Styrian race did not end well and consequently, after careful consideration by both parties, it was decided that it would be better if we terminated the partnership earlier,” Jarvis careworn.

“The anticipated separation will free up the rider to follow the direction he chooses in the future and also allow the team to focus its efforts on the remaining races of the 2021 season with a substitute rider, yet to be determined,” added the Yamaha official.

“I would like to express Yamaha’s sincere thanks to Maverick for the fond memories and cherished work that both parties have done over the four and a half years we have spent together, which has allowed us to achieve eight victories, 24 podiums and two third places in overall driver classification for 2017 and 2019, “Lin Jarvis recorded.

Heading to Aprilia

In the meantime, Maverick Viales defined: “After our decision in Assen to separate the roads a year earlier, it was also decided to commit to completing the current season with maximum effort on both sides, but the race in Styria did not turn out as we expected, and unfortunately it didn’t end well. “

“After careful consideration, both parties have agreed that it would be best to end the partnership with immediate effect and I have to be deeply grateful to Yamaha for the great opportunity they have given me and grateful for the support they have given me over the years. and proudly remember the results we have achieved together “, highlighted Viales.

“I will always have great respect for Yamaha and I wish them the best,” stated the Spanish rider, who now has his ultimate letter of freedom and it solely stays to know if he’ll be capable to be part of his new model, the Italian Aprilia, earlier than the tip of the season. , as a accomplice of Aleix espargar, since his present accomplice, the Italian Lorenzo Savadori he’s injured.