This weekend’s tenth spherical of the 2023 season on the Purple Bull Ring is sponsored by CryptoDATA, which is RNF’s title associate and part-owner.
Consequently, RNF is working a putting one-off gentle blue and pink livery for the RS-GPs of Miguel Oliveira and Raul Fernandez.
The livery, based on the workforce’s social media channels, is impressed by Barbie – with the brand new movie lately smashing field workplace information and grossing over a worldwide whole of $1.2 billion.
The RNF workforce turned an Aprilia satellite tv for pc associate for the 2023 season after its former guardian producer Yamaha wouldn’t decide to a multi-year deal.
RNF, beforehand the Petronas Sepang Racing Workforce earlier than it withdrew from grand prix racing on the finish of 2021, endured a largely troublesome first 12 months in MotoGP final season with Yamaha.
The swap to Aprilia equipment has offered a significant increase for the squad, with Miguel Oliveira narrowly lacking a podium on the British Grand Prix two weeks in the past in fourth.
Oliveira has certified eighth on the Purple Bull Ring for Sunday’s grand prix, although was unable to mount any type of cost in Saturday’s dash.
RNF MotoGP Racing livery unveil
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The Portuguese rider was caught up within the Flip 1 chaos instigated by Pramac’s Jorge Martin on Saturday, which concerned Fabio Quartararo, Maverick Vinales, Enea Bastianini, Oliveira, Johann Zarco and Marco Bezzecchi.
Oliveira was one among three riders to go down on this incident and was unable to rejoin the race.
Martin felt he was to not blame for this incident however was finally handed a protracted lap penalty for Sunday’s grand prix by the FIM stewards.
The Pramac Ducati rider suffered a crash on this morning’s warm-up session whereas practising the lengthy lap penalty loop.
Martin tucked the entrance finish as he hit a bump on the exit of the lengthy lap loop and slid throughout observe at Flip 1 – fortuitously clearing out of the way in which of oncoming visitors.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia will go from pole once more on Sunday and will likely be trying to full his third dash/grand prix double of the 2023 season after dominating Saturday’s half-distance contest.