MotoGP Aragon: Crutchlow ready for race return

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Cal Crutchlow returns to competitive MotoGP action this weekend as he joins WithU RNF Yamaha at Motorland Aragon.

Taking over from the recently retired Andrea Dovizioso for the remainder of the 2022 season, Crutchlow - who has been Yamaha’s factory tester of the past two years - has had plenty of track time aboard the YZR-M1 and is eager to get back in the mix at the final Spanish outing before the flyaways begin.

“First of all, I’m looking forward to join the WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team again after a couple of races with the team last year,” Crutchlow explained, having stood in at the satellite squad for the injured Morbidelli in 2021. “I know a lot of the staff from my previous years racing. It will be good to be back with them for the last six races, starting in Aragon, which is a circuit, that I know well from the years racing in MotoGP.

“It’s been a year since I’ve been competing in the premier class, so it’s always fun to come back. I’m sure it will be difficult to come back and be competitive, but that doesn’t mean we won’t give 100 per cent to be that. I believe with the spirit of the team and with Yamaha we can make some good fun, first and foremost and hopefully some good results, too, enjoy ourselves as a team and seal out the year in a good manner.”