The Red Bull GASGAS team will play 20-year-old Italian Mattia Guadagnini for the first time in the MXGP unit at the upcoming Motocross Grand Prix in Riola Sardo.
In the motocross world championships, events take place. After many injury reports from the stars, some manufacturers should improve or not be represented by active drivers at all.
In Red Bull GASGAS, Mattia Guadagnini (20) will jump on a 450cc factory machine in Riola Sardo. In Claudio de Carli’s squad, Guadagnini is teammate Simon Längenfelder (18) of Bayern Munich, who is currently third in the MX2 World Cup and currently covers Guadagnini.
The background is also: After the GASGAS ace injury wound Jorge Prado, neither KTM nor GASGAS had a working driver in the MXGP class in Maggiora.
Guadagnini was already able to mark the surprise in the deep sands of Riola Sardo when, a few years ago, he led as a man on a two-stroke bicycle in a preparation race long before some of the world champions.
Claudio de Carli reveals: “There were several options that we discussed with Mattia. Then he decided to make the change himself. This would not be planned until 2023, now we are going through it immediately. Mattia is a professional and fast driver who is going through a difficult time right now.”
Team owner and former sponsor Tony Cairoli also confirmed: “We are all convinced that rapid change is a good solution. In the MXGP class, Mattia does not need to worry about the results at the moment. There are 13 cases left to get acquainted with 450. this year. “