Moto2 title contender Miguel Oliveira is focused not just on the fight with Francesco Bagnaia, but also on the growth of young Portuguese rising stars. The future MotoGP competitor (he’ll ride Tech 3 KTM) follows the youngsters racing in Oliveira Cup together with his father Paulo and one of such boys will debut in World Supersport 300 in Portimao.
We’re talking about Pedro Fragoso. Born in Vila Nova de Santo André, 15-year-old Fragoso will ride the KTM of Miguel Oliveira Fan Club Team Portimao Round will represent his debut on the world stage. “I’m very grateful to Miguel Oliveira Fan Club for such opportunity“, said Fragoso, who currently lays fifth in Portuguese PreMoto3 Championship. “I certainly want to take this opportunity to the fullest and show what I am capable of. I believe in my team a lot and I am sure we will achieve a good result.”
Here you have the words spoken by Paulo Oliveira (Miguel’s father and Miguel Oliveira Fan Club Team Sports Director) to worldsbk.com: “With Pedro’s knowledge of the track, our bike and how competitive the series is, we think that Pedro can be in the points. But the chance to be here, in this championship, is already a huge opportunity for him, for teams to see him and maybe get an opportunity for next season.”
Pedro Fragoso will represent Portugal together with permanent entry Tomás Alonso (Samurai YART Racing), another talent discovered by Miguel Oliveira.