MotoGP eSport: Yamaha ready to enter the eSports, in fact the Japanese team announced the engagement of the pilot Lorenzo Daretti
The young gamer, twice winner of the world title and known to the world of eSports as Trastevere73, was made official by the Yamaha team as an official export driver.
Daretti was presented in Jerez, where the Yamaha Motor Racing Managing Director, Lin Jarvis, with a video revealed the novelty to the world, and said:
“First of all, I want to welcome Lorenzo Daretti to the team. This is a great opportunity for him and for Yamaha: he became the first official eSport driver engaged by a MotoGP team. It’s an important step, given that we believe that eSports and MotoGP can have a great future together. We have been very attentive to the development of the MotoGP eSport Championship in the last two years, and Lorenzo has impressed us with his talent and his professionalism and obviously also with his two world champion titles obtained in MotoGP eSports. The fact that he has an R6 that he uses for the various laps of the track was the cherry on the cake, which convinced us to choose him as our eSport driver! “
Fundamental to the success of the operation the entry of sponsors such as Monster Energy, Alpinestars, Arai and Aldo Drudi, who provided and will provide the pilot with everything necessary to be able to compete and try to win the third world title.
Even the MSI, a manufacturer of Computer will give the pilot a laptop for the new MotoGP Esport Championship season. Daretti is also a real life driver, in fact Yamaha will start with him a format, which will be released on Youtube by the name “One Lap Around The Track”, in which the champion will explain all the tricks of the trade to face each circuit and will also participate at various events held by Yamaha, the champion stated:
“I’m really proud to start the new season as an official eSports driver for the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP. Being part of this team, which immediately welcomed me with open arms, is an indescribable emotion. After the two world championships, it will be difficult to repeat myself once again, because my rivals will be much stronger, more professional and more determined ”