|Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has announced the signing of Alex Rins to the Yamaha factory team rider line-up for the 2024 MotoGP season.
The Spaniard will replace Franco Morbidelli whose future in MotoGP remains unclear, and partner with 2021 World Champion Fabio Quartararo in the Monster Energy Yamaha team.
The vastly experienced Spaniard has many premier-class and lower-class race victories (6x MotoGP, 4x Moto2, 8x Moto3, 18 in total) and podiums (18x MotoGP, 17x Moto2, 23x Moto3, 58 in total) to his name. His vast experience and undeniable talent make him a fully qualified and welcome addition to the Yamaha rider line-up.
Rins underwent two surgeries following a leg injury sustained in the 2023 Italian GP Sprint race and is still working hard on making a full recovery.