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How KTM failed one of its brightest MotoGP prospects

Reigning Moto2 champion Remy Gardner’s career has been derailed by KTM’s decision not to retain him at Tech3 for 2023. Amid difficult circumstances, Gardner hasn’t shamed himself. But KTM’s apparent reasoning for dropping him raises questions about its handling of its young riders and the unrealistic expectations placed on them

"I'm not going to be here next year, no. What I was told is that I'm not professional enough. No explanation [from KTM]. I have done a lot of the hard yards, I've had some pretty tough years, injuries and everything coming back. But yeah, it's just kind of never seems like it was enough."

Remy Gardner cut a dejected figure when he sat down with Motorsport.com in Tech3's hospitality on the eve of the San Marino Grand Prix as he let the world know he had no immediate future in MotoGP.

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