FIRST LOOK: MotoGP riders on their way to 2022 Sepang Shakedown Test | MotoGP

2022 MotoGP track action kicks off in Sepang, Malaysia on Monday morning with the start of the Shakedown test.

The five rookies – Raul Fernandez (Tech3 KTM), Remy Gardner (Tech3 KTM), Fabio di Giannantonio (Gresini Ducati), Marco Bezzecchi (VR46 Ducati) and Darryn Binder (RNF Yamaha) – are eligible to drive over the three days, together with the factory’s test riders and the concession producer Aprilia.

Four of the five beginners will also make their track debut in full 2022 race color, with only Bezzecchi still in a black test livry.

Testing at Shakedown runs from kl. 10.00 to kl. 18.00 every day, followed by the start of training.

The official Sepang test – for all participants – will then be held on 5-6. February.

Here is a selection of photos taken by our photographers Gold & Goose in Sepang this morning …

Mika Kallio and Remy Gardner.

Marco Bezzecchi.

Dani Pedrosa (KTM).

Michele Pirro (Ducati).

Sylvain Guintoli (Suzuki).

Darryn Binder.

Yamaha Test Bike # 2 is ridden by Katsuyuki Nagasuga.

Francesco Guidotti, new Red Bull KTM team leader.

Darryn Binder.

Michele Pirro on the Ducati GP22.

Raul Fernandez.

Marco Bezzecchi.

Remy Gardner broke her right wrist less than two weeks ago.

Sylvain Guintoli (Suzuki).

Darryn Binder.


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