Iannone and Aprilia together in 2019 and 2020MotoGP | Aprilia | RS-GP | Albesiano | Gresini | Iannone
Andrea Iannone will be riding the Aprilia RS-GP in the MotoGP seasons 2019 and 2020. The Italian driver of Vasto, class of 1989, will support the confirmed Aleix Espargaró. The Aprilia fans all over the world are allowed to dream, Andrea Iannone will bring in Aprilia Racing experience, speed and desire to win at the highest levels, together they will face a fascinating challenge with all the intention to win it. The return of an Italian rider with Aprilia is also a source of great pride for the Piaggio Group and honors the long tradition of great champions and unforgettable successes of the Noale house that has made almost all the best Italian talents grow in the recent history of the World Championship. Aprilia Racing thus adds an important element of growth to its ambitious project - the youngest of MotoGP - driven by a very young but expert and talented racing department, an advanced technological point of expression and the expression of a large Italian industrial group. The Iannone-Espargaró pair is indeed one of the fastest combinations in MotoGP, is able to ensure great competitiveness and a technical level of excellence, to further reduce the gap from the top of the standings. They are expert pilots, fast and strongly linked to a fascinating project not only sport but also technical, which will contribute to the development of the entire Aprilia range, on the track and on the road. In MotoGP since 2013, after having put on show in 125 and Moto2 picking up a total of 12 wins and 12 podiums, Andrea Iannone boasts in the top class a palmares of a victory, 8 podiums and 2 pole positions.
Romano Albesiano - Aprilia Racing Manager: "Iannone arrives with a talented and fast driver who is proving his worth even this season, and his arrival is a sign of the Piaggio Group's and Aprilia's growing commitment to the MotoGP program. which our bike has already proven to be able to count on valid technical bases.We now have to stay focused on the 2018 season, starting from the next Barcelona GP.We have a strong team, which has never stopped working hard.We want to continue to grow and bring the RS-GP where it deserves in this long season, with Aleix and Scott I want to thank publicly for his great professionalism and for the commitment always of the highest level ".
Fausto Gresini - Team Manager: "The one between Iannone and Aprilia will be a great combination, one of the most interesting of MotoGP and will bring great results. Andrea is a strong, fast, concrete driver. I believe it can give the team a great support and contribute to the development of the bike. And then, it is useless to deny it, an Italian driver on a tri-color motorbike is always a great pleasure. Welcome Andrea, let us have fun! ".