Iglesias to make WorldSSP300 return in 2024 with RT Motorsports by SKM – Kawasaki

Inigo Iglesias will return to the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship grid in 2024 with the Fusport – RT Motorsport by SKM – Kawasaki squad. He previously competed in the World Championship between 2020 and 2022 before a switch to Germany for this year, with the team he’ll race with in 2024, where he proved to be a success. On the back of that, he will return to the world stage next season.

The Spaniard made his WorldSSP300 debut in 2020 and finished 22nd in the standings with a best result of sixth in Barcelona. He built on that in his sophomore campaign with three podiums and one pole position for seventh in the standings. Like in his rookie season, his best race came on home soil as he took two second place finishes at Jerez. One more podium came in 2023, this time at the Circuito Estoril, before his WorldSSP300 career was halted for a move to Germany.

Switching to the Fusport – RT Motorsport by SKM – Kawasaki squad for the IDM Supersport 300 championship, Iglesias was only off the podium in two races this season. He took four wins, four second places and three third places on his way to the title. He scored 261 points and won the championship with a 60-point margin over his rivals.

Discussing his return to WorldSSP300, the Spanish rider said: “I am very happy to have won the IDM championship and move forward towards the World Supersport 300 with the team for the 2024 campaign. We have built a good combination that will be very important for next year.”

Team Manager Rob Vennegoor added: “I am very proud of Inigo’s switch, because this was exactly the plan we had with this cooperation. If this then succeeds so successfully, with the IDM Supersport 300 title as well, then it is also a fantastic farewell to the IDM. On the other hand, it is of course a shame that Inigo is the last rider within our team to be able to make this transfer, but we are going to do everything we can to maintain the successful progress of him in the World Supersport 300. He has shown that he can also be successful in this class and therefore I am confident of a wonderful 2024! The goal with him is undoubtedly the title to achieve the ultimate for us: to grow within our team to eventually be very successful at World Championship level! Accomplishing that would be great.”

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Source: WorldSBK.com

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