Ana Carrasco will race in 2022 in Moto3 with the Spanish team BOÉ SKX

MADRID, Feb. 1 (Royals Blue) –

The Spanish rider Ana Carrasco will compete in the Moto3 category of the Motorcycle World Championship with one of the KTMs of the Spanish team BOÉ SKX, where she will share the box with her compatriots David Muñoz and Gerard Riu.

The 28-year-old from Murcia announced this past Monday that she was leaving Provec Kawasaki and that she was ending her adventure in the Superbike World Championship, where she was the historic champion in 2018 in the Supersport 300 category, and now she is returning to a championship already a World Cup structure in which it was already in 2015.

The one from Cehegín will be together with Muñoz in the first pre-season tests that will take place from February 19 to 21 at the Portimao circuit (Portugal), but due to the fact that her partner is still fifteen years old and will not be able to participate in the first seven races of the season, he will be replaced by Gerard Riu.

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“Honestly, I am very happy with this opportunity, after five years in the Supersport300 World Championship, having managed to become world champion in 2018 and fight for the title in the following years, I think this opportunity is the result of a lot of work well done. in recent seasons and that has come to me in one of the best moments of my sports career”, celebrated Carrasco in statements provided by his new team.

The Murcian is “particularly excited” by this return to Moto3 with a team that already knows “first-hand that it is very competitive” and thanked all those who have made her return to the paddock of this World Championship “possible” . “Above all, to Jose Ángel Gutiérrez Boé, for believing and betting on me for this season,” she admitted.

“I really want to get on the bike and discover what sensations I have. I am confident that with a good job during the preseason we will be able to reach a good level in the first race”, stressed the Spanish rider, who rode in Moto3 between 2013 and 2016, where he finished eighth in Cheste (Valencia) in his first year.

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For his part, José Ángel Gutiérrez Boé believes that Carrasco “comes back as a much more mature rider and as world champion”, while he made it clear that they also believe “a lot” in David Muñoz because “his potential is very high” and he will give them “great joys”, and that his replacement, Gerard Riu, is “another young man who can learn a lot”, in the structure.

“We are very motivated with this new season. 2022 is going to be a very exciting new challenge and we are ready to give it our all on the track with our new riders,” he said.

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