Motorbike racer Joan Mir joins the Repsol Honda team.

Joan Mir, the 2020 world champion, joins Suzuki and signed a two-year contract, Honda announced on Tuesday.

The 24-year-old Mir, who will have to take a break next weekend in Misano due to a right ankle injury, succeeds Pol Espargaro and will ride alongside six-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez in the future.

Espargaro will ride for the Tech3 team from the 2023 season.