Yamaha announces 2-year MotoGP deal with Espargaro

Posted: 02 Aug 2013

Yamaha  has announced that it has signed a two-year agreement with current Spanish Moto2 rider Pol Espargaro. The 22-year-old will make his MotoGP debut in 2014 with the Monster Yamaha Tech3 Team on the Yamaha YZR-M1.

The seat was vacated by Brit Cal Crutchlow, who confirmed a two-year factory deal with Ducati today.

Pol Espargaro is enjoying his third season as a key protagonist in the Moto2 Class and is currently lying second in the Championship standings. He will partner Brit Bradley Smith who is expected to retain his place in the satellite Yamaha team.

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