OGK KABUTO, the leading Japanese helmet manufacturer has signed a sponsorship agreement with promising young MotoGP rider Remy Gardner. Australian, born in 1998 and Moto2 world champion, Gardner will debut in the premier class with Tech 3 KTM Factory Racing.
Remy’s debut in MotoGP takes place exactly 30 years after the retirement of WayneGardner – Remy’s father and 1987 world champion in class 500cc – putting the young rider in the limelight and creating high hopes and expectations.
In 2014, at just 16, Remy began racing in the Moto3 class World Championship with KTM, going on, in 2016, to class Moto2 with the Red Bull KTM Ajo team. In 2021, having achieved 12 placings and five wins, he wound up an incredible season as the current Moto2 World Champion.
Now, in 2022, at just 24 years of age, he is taking the leap to face a new MotoGP challenge, a turning point for every rider’s career. After the first track tests, Remy Gardner is working on his physical fitness and technical preparation, and in selecting his inseparable companions puts the official seal on his important partnership with OGK KABUTO, the leading Japanese brand in the bike and motorcycle helmet trade.
Throughout the season Remy Gardner will race wearing the Japanese company’s Racing Flag ship F-17 helmet, a new integral racing model that adopts the latest aerodynamic technology, Kabuto say it’s a guarantee of safety and innovation at the service of motorcyclists. Read more about it here.
“For me it is a dream to race in MotoGP! We have a lot to learn, and a long road ahead. But I can’t wait to start! The first test was like a teaser, and the real work will start in Malaysia! Hopefully we can fight for rookie of the year and have a good first season! Thank you to everyone for the support” said Remy.
Kabuto F-17 Helmet