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Lorenzo Announces Retirement Here’s the Driver’s Career Journey

Jorge Lorenzo certainly retired at the end of the 2019 MotoGP season. Various gold records were successfully inscribed by the 32-year-old Spaniard


data-preserver-spaces=”true”>Jorge Lorenzo is certainly retired at the end of the 2019 MotoGP season. Although retiring from racing in a state of confusion with Honda, Lorenzo is not a ‘tinned’ racer. Since getting off at the 125cc class grand Prix motorcycle in 2002, the racer born in Palma, May 4, 1987, has felt the sweetness of various kinds of titles.

In total, they have already experienced five world titles, three of which came from the MotoGP event. His first world title came from the 250cc event when he appeared with Aprilia in 2006. A year after that Marquez successfully defended the title with the same team.

In 2008, Jorge Lorenzo made his debut in MotoGP. He finished fourth in the final season standings in his inaugural year competing in the most competitive grand Prix motorcycle event.

For nine years, Lorenzo strengthens the Yamaha racing team and has scored three world titles in the 2010 season, 2012, and 2015. After a successful season with Yamaha rider nicknamed X-Fuera move to the Ducati racing team in the 2017 season ‘s success seems farther away from Lorenzo as soon as he moved to the Italian racing team. 


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It only lasted two seasons, Lorenzo finally moved to the Honda racing team in the 2019 season. Honda seems to be the end of Lorenzo’s story at the MotoGP race track. When the race leaves a series at the Valencia GP, Marc Marquez’s teammate announced his retirement. 

Lorenzo’s contract with Repsol Honda is still one more year. However, he decided to end his career sooner, namely this season.


MotoGP 250cc 125cc
Start 202 48 46
Win 47 17 4
Podium 114 29 9
Pole 43 23 3
Fastest Lap 30 4 3
Points 2,896 768 279


Lorenzo’s retirement announcement was made at a press conference at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit, Cheste, Spain, Thursday (11/14/2019) aka five days before his last race at the Valencia GP. When announcing his retirement, Lorenzo was accompanied by Dorna Sport’s CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta.

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