Red Bull KTM Ajo Motorsport rider Pedro Acosta Moto3 World Champion!

Red Bull KTM Ajo Motorsport rider Pedro Acosta Moto3 World Champion!

There were big reasons to celebrate for the MotoBatt supported Red Bull KTM Ajo Team after round 17 of the 2021 MotoGP calendar, with rookie Pedro Acosta setting records after becoming with first rider in history to claim the Moto3 world title in their debut year.

Pedro Acosta Moto3 World Champion

And with a 1-2 finish for Gardner and Fernadez in Moto2 (their seventh of the season!), it looks to be an epic end to the year for MotoBatt and the Red Bull KTM Ajo team who have already secured the Moto2 teams championship.

On March 26th of this year, Pedro Acosta made his World Championship debut. Just 7 months later, the Red Bull KTM Ajo rider has won the Moto3 title at the Algarve Grand Prix. With one race remaining until the end of the 2021 campaign, Acosta has put his name in the history books by becoming the first rider to claim the world title in his rookie season in 125cc/Moto3 class.

Pedro Acosta WINs Moto3 2021

Acosta came into Grand Prix racing at the beginning of the year and dazzled everyone, getting onto the podium at the inaugural round in Qatar. One week later, the young Spaniard did even better, achieving victory at the Doha Grand Prix, starting from the pit-lane and making up a more than 11-second disadvantage in the race. With subsequent wins in Portugal and Jerez, Acosta became the youngest rider to earn three consecutive victories, and the only competitor to take four podiums in his first four World Championship appearances.

Solid performances and success followed, with Acosta winning the German Grand Prix and the Styrian Grand Prix. After a victory at the Algarve GP, he seals the Moto3 title with 6 victories and 2 podiums, with one race remaining of the season. In his short but successful career, he was also previously champion of the 2020 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup.

The Red Bull KTM Ajo rider will step up to Moto2 with the team in 2022, looking to continue his stunning trajectory.