Danny Kent to leave Tech3 after Valencia

danny kent le mans moto2 race 2013

Having endured a difficult rookie season aboard the Tech3 Mistral in Moto2 Danny Kent the French team has today confirmed that the Englishman will leave the team at the end of the season.

Kent, winner of two Moto3 races at the end of last season, had been confirmed as a Tech3 rider as recently as the British Grand Prix last month but in the mean time he has reached an “amicable agreement” with the team to leave after the seaosn closing Valencia Grand Prix.

alex-marinelarena-aragon-moto2-race-2013Tech3 also confirmed that Alex Marinelarena  will join the team in Kent’s place next season as teammate to Marcel Schrotter who was hired at the recent Aragon Grand Prix.

Marinelarena, who has occasionally raced for Avintia Blusens in Moto2 this year scored the first points of his career last weekend at Aragon.

Kent’s options for 2014 appear limited in Moto2 with the majority of the top rides already confirmed and with Ajo Motorsport having announced Jack Miller and Karel Hanika it is unlikely that a return to the squad would be possible for Kent.

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