Not even in its wildest expectations Pedro Acosta he would have imagined arriving at the summer break of the World Championship as the undisputed leader of Moto3. The 17 year old di Mazarron – at his debut in the category – is in fact leading the standings with a 48-point advantage over the first of his rivals, Sergio Garcia. Four wins and five total podiums out of nine races are a first-rate booty that has turned the spotlight of media and fans on the Spaniard, who see him as a prodigy capable of writing important pages in the history of sport.
Fernandez, Acosta and Razgatlioglu in the center of the market
And so the Moto2 sirens started singing in the direction of Acosta, linked to KTM. Valentino Rossi with his VR46 for him he would have made an exception to the rule of hiring Italian riders, putting on the plate first a place in the Moto2 team and then promotion to MotoGP. But not only that, also the Petronas team approached the young talent, intending to make him do the same path, as reported by the Spaniards of Brand. Acosta, however, held out and has chose to stay with KTM, considering the importance of giving technical and human continuity to the excellent 2021 put on track to date.
MotoGP | KTM determined to retain Fernandez and Acosta
The KTM plan is therefore to guarantee Acosta a two years in Moto2, as preparation for the big jump in MotoGP in 2024. In the structure of the intermediate class of Ajo, Acosta should team up with Raul Fernandez, who at Assen again quantified in the “99%”The chances of staying in Moto2. In the case of Fernandez’s farewell, Joe Roberts is in Ajo’s sights.