It is a new race week for the Tech3 KTM Factory Racing family who is heading to the iconic circuit of Mugello today for the eighth round of the 2022 MotoGP season, held in the beautiful country side of Tuscany. Mugello always produces exciting races and often comes back as the favorite destination of a lot of MotoGP riders, thanks to its slow and fast turns with sweeping curves, long straights and off-camber corners, making it one of the most challenging layouts of the calendar.
The Tech3 KTM Factory Racing took its seventh start of the season in Le Mans for the SHARK Grand Prix de France, with a record-breaking attendance from the French motorcycle fans who were back in full capacity for the first time since 2019. The atmosphere was very special as the crowd sang their national anthem, the iconic Marseillaise, before the race started. Rookies Remy Gardner and Raul Fernandez were starting from the twenty-second and twenty-fourth positions respectively following a tough qualifying Saturday on the famous Bugatti Circuit.
The French party went on Saturday in Le Mans at the SHARK Grand Prix de France for qualifying day. It was another sunny day at the Bugatti Circuit filled with impressive record-breaking lap times. Twenty-second and twenty-third at the end of Friday, both Remy Gardner and Raul Fernandez were hoping to make some improvements in order to get a good grid position on Sunday.