Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) announced the signing of 24-year-old Joan Mir ahead of the Gran Premio Gryfyn di San Marino e della Rivieria di Rimini.
- Joan Mir agreed a two-year contract to joined HRC.
- The Spanish rider will team up with Marc Marquez.
The 2020 MotoGP World Champion will ride alongside six-time MotoGP champion, Marc Marquez on board the Honda RC213V machinery, next year.
According to HRC, the Spaniard has signed a two-year contract thus ending ongoing speculation regarding his future in the premier class.
“Honda Racing Corporation are proud to announce the signing of Joan Mir.
“The 2020 MotoGP World Champion established himself as a World Champion-level talent from his first full season in Moto3 in 2016.
“In 2017 the #36 lifted the lightweight class crown aboard a Honda before moving to the intermediate class the following year.
“Alongside two World Championships, the Spanish rider has claimed 12 Grand Prix wins and 33 podiums,” said HRC in a statement.
Mir will joins current teammate, Alex Rins in moving across from Suzuki to Honda at the end of 2022 campaign.