MOONEY VR46 RACING TEAM AND LUCA MARINI PART WAYS AT THE END OF 2023
After six years collectively, ranging from the 2024 season, to raised observe their future goals and targets, Luca is not going to race for the Tavullia Workforce in MotoGP
Tavullia (Italy) – Mooney VR46 Racing Workforce and Luca Marini announce, after six seasons of shared targets, that they won’t proceed collectively within the 2024 season. The time has come for each events to pursue formidable targets and outcomes following totally different paths. All of the administration, the Workforce and the folks concerned within the mission want Luca the very best for his future.
Luca joined the Moto2 Workforce on the finish of 2017 and has achieved his most prestigious outcomes inside this household. First podium within the Moto2 World Championship (German GP) in 2018 and first win within the center class in the identical yr (Malaysian GP 2018 – 6 victories in Moto2). Greatest total consequence within the 2020 Championship when he’s a contender for the Moto2 World title till the final race (remaining P2). Luca was the primary rider to have introduced the VR46 model to MotoGP on the Ducati Desmosedici GP in 2021.
Within the final two seasons (2022 – 2023), Luca is among the protagonist of the successes of the Mooney VR46 Racing Workforce mission, constructed round him to change into among the many best riders within the Prime class. He indicators two pole positions, 4 podiums within the Dash and two podiums within the Sunday race.
Luca Marini and VR46 Racing Workforce in numbers
888 complete factors (533 in Moto2, 355 in MotoGP)
P2 RIDERS World Championship 2020 (Moto2)
P1 TEAMS World Championship 2020 (Moto2 – with Bezzecchi)
6 wins (in Moto2)
17 podiums (2 MotoGP)
7 pole positions (2 MotoGP)
4 Dash podiums
109 races with the Workforce (110 included ValenciaGP)
LUCA MARINI – 10
I spent most of my Championship profession on this Workforce, so lots of the most important moments of my profession to this point are linked to this group of individuals. Now we have grown lots collectively and have gained a number of satisfactions. This can be my final race with the Mooney VR46 Racing Workforce: I assumed lots earlier than making this resolution and evaluated the brand new challenges I’ll face. I go away behind a implausible Workforce that contributed to my development and information of the technical features and complexity that characterises this type sport. It’s time to embrace a brand new path with enthusiasm, with out denying what has been, however with the eyes centered on the longer term.
ALESSIO SALUCCI, TEAM DIRECTOR
I’ve actually seen Luca develop, since he was a toddler, then from a motorsport perspective I had the pleasure of seeing him change into one of many strongest riders in MotoGP. I’m completely happy to have shared six stunning seasons with him on this mission. From the primary satisfactions in Moto2, the second place within the Championship in 2020, then the debut in MotoGP, the delivery of our Workforce within the Prime class and a 2023 the place he managed to be an actual protagonist. Luca is an expert with few equals, a technician, a real passionate fanatic earlier than being a rider after which an awesome employee. It’s a pity to let him go, he can be a extremely robust opponent sooner or later, however a chance of this sort is an excessive amount of essential to not be thought-about and I sincerely I want him, along with the entire Workforce, the perfect of luck.