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Remy Garder and Japanese helmet manufacturer OGK KABUTO announce sponsorship agreement

OGK KABUTO, the Japanese safety helmet manufacturer has signed a sponsorship agreement with MotoGP rider and 2021 Moto2 world champion, Remy Gardner.

Gardner will debut in the premier class with Tech 3 KTM Factory Racing, confirming his affiliation with the Austrian team and his will to continue defending its colours.

Gardner’s debut in MotoGP takes place exactly 30 years after the retirement of Wayne Gardner – Remy’s father and 1987 world champion in class 500 cc – putting the young rider in the limelight and creating high hopes and expectations.

In 2014, at just 16, Remy began racing in the Moto3 class World Championship with KTM, going on, in 2016, to class Moto2 with the Red Bull KTM Ajo team. In 2021, having achieved 12 placings and five wins, he wound up an incredible season as the current Moto2 World Champion.


Now, in 2022, at just 24 years of age, he is taking the leap to face a new MotoGP challenge, a turning point for every rider’s career. After the first track tests, Remy Gardner is working on his physical fitness and technical preparation, and in selecting his inseparable companions puts the official seal on his important partnership with OGK KABUTO, the Japanese brand that claims to create a synergic combination of Japanese tradition and culture through technological innovation and style.

Throughout the season Remy Gardner will race wearing the Japanese company’s Racing Flagship F-17 helmet, a new integral racing model that adopts the latest aerodynamic technology, a guarantee of safety and innovation at the service of motorcyclists.

Remy Gardner, Jerez MotoGP test, 18 November 2021

Remy Gardner:

“For me, it is a dream to race in MotoGP! We have a lot to learn, and a long road ahead. But I can’t wait to start! The first test was like a teaser, and the real work will start in Malaysia! Hopefully, we can fight for rookie of the year and have a good first season!
Thank you to each one of you for the support”


Remy Gardner Valencia Moto2 race 14 November 2021