Lorenzo Baldassarri heads into his first FIM Supersport World Championship season in 2022, having impressed inside the Grand Prix paddock. The Italian won the Red Bull Rookies Cup in 2011, and progressed through Moto3 into Moto2 by 2014.
His first of 12 Moto2 podiums came in Australia 2015, while his maiden victory came at his home round, Misano, the year after. Baldassarri would stand on the top step of the rostrum four more times, with his best championship performance coming in 2018, when he was fifth.
The 25-year-old now joins the Evan Bros Yamaha WorldSSP Supported Team in WorldSSP for 2022, hoping to join the team's list of champions.