Max Biaggi will return to the MotoGP paddock, this time as the team manager of the Mahindra Racing Moto3 outfit. The Italian double WSBK champion and four-time 250cc Wold Champion, has also been signed on by Mahindra Racing as brand ambassador ahead of the 2017 season of the championship.
Starting in March 2017, Max Biaggi will be the team principal of a Mahindra-factory-backed team in the Italian CIV championship, as well as in some races of the Spanish FIM CEV Repsol Moto3 junior World Championship.
The team will field riders Alessandro Del Bianco and Davide Baldini in the two championships. Max Biaggi has also said there is the possibility of a few wildcard entries at the world championship level in 2017.
Mahindra is lately in the new as it acquired British brand BSA and signed an license agreement with Czech brand Jawa. Mahindra can now use the brands for selling, marking and distributing motorcycles. Mahindra also owns French Peugeot Motorcycles, Taiwanese Sym Motor, and several other automotive companies.