Augusto joins Red Bull KTM Ajo Moto2 squad for 2022
Red Bull KTM Ajo’s fantastic work with the development of Remy Gardner (four Grand Prix wins in 2021 in his first season with the crew and currently leading the championship) and Raul Fernandez (the rookie has four victories and seven podium finishes) has been a crucial part of the KTM GP Academy process. Both riders will take their places in 2022 MotoGP with the Tech3 KTM Factory Racing team.
With red Bull KTM Ajo’s Remy Gardner and Raul Fernandez moving up into MotoGP, he Moto2 set-up now looks towards their next project and have two equally promising racers in the forms of Augusto Fernandez and Pedro Acosta.
Augusto, soon-to-be 24 years old, brings Moto2 experience and podium pedigree (eight trophies, including three wins) to the race team. The Spaniard is hoping to make the last step to full championship candidate with the Ajo structure and seize the opportunity to further stamp his name in Moto2 results, much in the same way Gardner has done in 2021.
“I’m really happy and satisfied to be joining Red Bull KTM Ajo. The team has been a reference in the category now for many years by winning races and fighting for championships. I think that experience of going for titles will really help me next year and I’m already looking forward to working with them.”