It’s set to be a huge year in MotoGP in 2022. Rookie rivalries, championship defenses, new teams, and refreshed factory lineups. From a fan’s point of view; it’s hard to ask for more.
Before the racing gets underway with the season opener in Qatar however, the teams all head out to Asia for pre-season testing. In a bid to pound out some miles, and lay claim to the early year bragging rights of who is looking the strongest ahead of the round one flag drop.
One thing is for sure, the factory Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team is the squad to beat this year. Rider Fabio Quartararo secured ten podiums and four victories en route to winning the 2021 MotoGP World Championship title. After a long winter of training and preparation, the 22-year-old French racer is ready to defend his title come what may.