The Spanish pilot Jorge Lorenzo, now official Yamaha tester after announcing at the end of 2019 that he was leaving Repsol Honda to retire, he announced this Thursday that he will run the next Grand Prix of Catalonia.
"After thinking about it for a few weeks, I have decided that I will participate in the Catalan GP. I really want to see you all there, "announced the pentacampeón of the world in a video on his social networks.
Lorenzo was already on the back of the YZR-M1 in the 'shakedown' and in the official pre-season test in Sepang (Malaysia) last February. Now take another step and announce that it will run as'wilcard'(guest) of the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, in a Grand Prix that will take place from June 5 to 7.
The Balearic played his last Big prize in MotoGP in the Valencian Community race that closed the 2019 World Cup, with a thirteenth position that ended a championship full of falls, injuries and obstacles that made him finish in nineteenth position.