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2023 Author: Nicholas Abramson | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-09-01 00:14
Just a few hours ago we were talking about the great absence that the MotoGP World Championship in his 2018 season with the premature discharge of Jonas Folger. The German is not ready to get back on a racing motorcycle and has preferred to spend the current campaign in white to try to recover from the Gilbert Syndrome that keeps him out of the game.
With practically no options to sign anyone, the team Monster Yamaha Tech3 He is now in the difficult position of looking for a pilot to accompany the competitive Johann Zarco in the French team's box. As reported in Corse di Moto, the chosen one will be the Colombian Yonny hernandez, or at least it will be for the next Sepang tests to be held in Malaysia from January 28 to 30.
Hernández returns to MotoGP, although surely for a short time
Herve Poncharal, Tech3 team boss, would have consulted with the pilot about the possibility of covering Folger's absence and the Colombian would have accepted despite already having a firm contract with another manufacturer in another championship.
Hernández has sought a new horizon in the World Superbike Championship within the Pedercini team on the back of a Kawasaki ZX-10R after a season in Moto2, ending in a disastrous twenty-fourth position after missing half the season due to the retirement of Karlos Arguiñano's team where he was a militant.
Now Yonny has an opportunity to try to return to MotoGP, although Poncharal affirms that the figure of Hernández in the first tests of 2018 are to fine-tune the Yamaha YZR-M1 while managing the signing of another pilot, to be able to be a young man from Moto2 and with a promising future.
Surely Hernández with his previous MotoGP experience thinks he could be the one, but Poncharal maybe not so much. Even more knowing that the Colombian has a firm agreement with Lucio Pedercini. For now, the captain of the Tech3 team has assured PaddockGP that they will not announce their final driver at least until after the Sepang tests.
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