Jorge Lorenzo named on shock four-man shortlist to race for Honda in Misano

Jorge Lorenzo named on shock four-man shortlist to race for Honda in Misano
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Jorge Lorenzo named on shock four-man shortlist to race for Honda in Misano

“Lorenzo, Andrea Dovizioso, and Andrea Iannone were considered as potential replacements for Alex Rins at LCR Honda, with Dovizioso being directly asked by the team owner but declined. Iannone, on the other hand, remains ineligible due to a ban until December. Tetsuta Nagashima, who competed in four MotoGP rounds last year, was also considered. However, LCR Honda eventually chose Takumi Takahashi as Rins’ replacement. The inclusion of Lorenzo, a three-time MotoGP champion, came as a surprise since he retired after a single season with Honda in 2019. Takahashi’s entry at this challenging time for Honda follows their poor performance in recent races, where the Hondas were among the slowest and finished last.”

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Source: Crash.net

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