Alex Rins has officially signed with Monster Energy Yamaha for the 2024 season. This unexpected move has sent shockwaves through the racing world, as Rins will now join forces with the talented Fabio Quartararo in the Yamaha garage.
Rins burst onto the scene with impressive performances in the Moto2 category, showcasing his immense talent and potential. His exceptional skills earned him a spot on the Suzuki Ecstar team, where he made his MotoGP debut in 2017.
Since then, Rins has steadily made his mark and climbed up the ranks. With his methodical approach and determination, he has consistently improved his performance on the track.
Rins has notched up several podium finishes and secured his maiden MotoGP victory in 2019. The Spanish rider has become known for his tenacity and ability to challenge the established frontrunners.
With Rins and Quartararo joining forces, Yamaha boss Lin Jarvis is poised to become a dominant force in the MotoGP championship.
Both riders bring immense talent and experience to the team, and when combined with Yamaha’s well-established reputation for producing competitive motorcycles, they could be a force to be reckoned with.
“We are delighted to have Alex join the Yamaha line-up and welcome him to the Yamaha MotoGP group. We expect Alex to be a great asset.” Jarvis said.
“He has extensive experience as a MotoGP rider and is known as a natural talent and multiple winner of a MotoGP class race.
“He already has experience with two other MotoGP manufacturers and has ridden bikes with similar characteristics to the YZR-M1, which should allow him to adapt quickly to our bike.
“His win in COTA earlier this year underlines his speed, hunger and determination to succeed.” Jarvis added.
Following the leg injury suffered by Rins in the 2023 Italian GP Sprint, MotoGP fans around the world are eagerly awaiting his return to action.
“Alex has been out of the MotoGP paddock for a while due to the injury he sustained at Mugello, but we are confident he will be fully recovered and back up to speed for the 2024 season.” Jarvis said.
“We are really looking forward to it to work with him and believe that he will work well with Fabio and improve the overall performance of the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team.” he added.