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But for KTM, it’s apparently possible to unite them.

Moto2 star Acosta is one in every of 5 contracted riders that KTM insist can be in MotoGP subsequent season – however they at the moment solely have 4 bikes to position them on.

Honda’s Marquez is KTM’s dream recruit – they did not persuade him to maneuver subsequent season however will certainly attempt once more in 2025 when he’s a free agent.

Staff supervisor Francesco Guidotti was requested if he desires of pairing Marquez with Acosta, and replied to Gazzetta: “I dream of being world champion in 2024 with the Brad Binder-Jack Miller duo. 

“Then we’ll give it some thought in 2025.”

In 2025, KTM hope to have greater than 4 bikes on the grid, opening the potential of retaining Binder and Miller whereas additionally incorporating Marquez and Acosta.

Marquez has even mentioned that he expects KTM to change into the No1 producer, and Guidotti reacted: “I believe and hope that he believes it. 

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“If we handle to keep up the development created from final 12 months, subsequent 12 months we are going to actually be among the many contenders.”

Marquez, in fact, represented KTM in 2009 at 125cc earlier than his Honda alliance started.

“As an example that the start of his [journey], on what he might have change into, started with us,” Guidotti mentioned. 

“As [Pit Beirer, KTM motorsport director] mentioned, he has a contract with Honda for 2024. 

“For us, fascinated by the rider marketing campaign remains to be untimely, we’re nonetheless very targeted on the technical side and we’re pleased with our riders. 

“We are going to see on the finish of 2023 the place we can be, after which take into consideration 2025.”

On the gifted teenager Acosta, Guidotti mentioned: “I see an enormous expertise who, nevertheless, additionally has to work loads on all the opposite features that being knowledgeable rider in MotoGP requires immediately. 

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“From preparation to vitamin, to the psychological situation to handle which is more and more totally different from Moto2 with this format.

“I do not know if he can be instantly efficient.”

Arranging the place Acosta can be positioned, or which rider he may change, is ongoing.

“We’ve made some selections and we are going to take duty for locating the answer to the issues which have arisen,” Guidotti mentioned.

The group supervisor famous the problems with greater than 4 bikes on the grid: “I personally suppose that in the mean time having 5 or 6 bikes may very well be extra of a distraction for us, as we’re nonetheless in a progress part. 

“We can not but approve bikes with the understanding of fixed efficiency.”

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