At the Goodwood Festival of Speed, taking place from the 13th to 16th July 2023, a selection of both old and new MotoGP stars will be competing in the celebrated hillclimb event.
Ducati will put together a star-studded squad for this event. Reigning MotoGP Champion Francesco Bagnaia will be accompanied by teammate Enea Bastianini across the whole weekend. Meanwhile, popular wildcard and test rider Michele Pirro is set to kick things off on Thursday and Friday.
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing will start their weekend with Mika Kallio on Thursday and Friday, and Brad Binder, who looks to be a top candidate for the 2023 Championship, will take over for the Austrian marque later on.
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GASGAS Factory Racing Tech3 is set for an exciting Thursday and Friday with Pol Espargaro’s much-anticipated return to the saddle. The Spaniard visited Assen unexpectedly, and now Fernandez will join him at the event, making his debut in MotoGP and continuing to shine on his journey.
The Aprilia Racing Team features test rider Lorenzo Savadori, who recently competed as a wildcard at Assen. The CryptoDATA RNF MotoGP Team will represent Noale, consisting of multiple MotoGP winner Miguel Oliveira and Raul Fernandez. Oliveira is set to take the Hill on Saturday, while Fernandez will race on Sunday.
LCR Honda will bring their championship-winning presence to the occasion on the final day of the upcoming festival. Despite Alex Rins’ absence, as he recuperates from his recent crash at Mugello, their iconic livery will be proudly displayed during the hillclimb.
The festival will welcome an illustrious roster of legends who have etched their indelible mark in the history of motorsports. Giacomo Agostini, Mick Doohan, Freddie Spencer, Casey Stoner, Kevin Schwantz, Wayne Gardner, Kenny Roberts Jr., Alex Crivillé and Randy Mamola are among the iconic figures set to join the event.
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