In the weeks, Dani Pedrosa was the focus of world news from MotoGP. The historic Spanish rider was contacted with the team KTM, of which he is currently a tester, to be able to officially compete in MotoGP again. However, the former pilot of Sling he hadn’t spoken until now. A few hours ago he spoke and confirmed what he will do in the next races.
Next week the Spanish Grand Prix, in the Jerez Circuit. There the MotoGP teams can make the decision to contact their test riders in order to run the race as a guest. The team Repsol Honda already confirmed that they will carry Stefan Bradl, who replaced Marc Márquez throughout 2020 and the first tests in 2021.
Dani Pedrosa retired from official MotoGP competition in 2018 after a bad season. However, in his history he has two world titles. One in Moto3 and another in Moto2, in 2004 and 2005 respectively. Despite this, he is one of the idols of motorcycling. So much so, that one of the curves of the Jerez circuit bears his name.
Refusal to return
«I can feel that there is slowly a choice with Dani. He hasn’t said yes yet, and I can’t push him, but I feel like the new bike for next year is getting better and better. He also thought that he might be interested in making a ‘Wild Card (invitation) with us,’ he had said. Pit beirer, boss KTM.
However, and after the statements of the KTM sports chief, a few hours ago the Spanish rider discarded the idea since, as confirmed by the Motosan.es medium, he wants to continue improving and evolving the potential of the motorcycle, in the event of a tester. Since his retirement from MotoGP, Pedrosa has been a test rider, a job that resulted in several points and a victory in 2020.
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