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Joel Kelso joins Level Up-MTA for 2025 Moto3™ Season

Friday, 31 May 2024

The Aussie will be switching teams next year.

Australian Moto3™ rider Joel Kelso is set to join the Level Up-MTA team for the 2025 season, in an exciting move that aims to see him competing for the Moto3™ title.

Kelso, who hails from Darwin, has already made a name for himself on the international stage.

His career took off after a successful debut in the Italian Speed Championship, facilitated by manager Alessandro Tonucci. This pivotal experience laid the groundwork for his rise in the world of Moto3™, where he has earned a podium finish and established himself as a key contender.

The Australian is currently seventh overall in the 2024 standings with 42 points heading into the Italian GP.


The 20-year-old rider’s return to Level Up-MTA marks a strategic reunion with Tonucci, under whom Kelso first competed in the 2018 and 2019 seasons.

The collaboration has already proven successful, and both parties are optimistic about their prospects for the upcoming season.

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“It was an easy decision for me to join the Level Up-MTA team,” said Kelso. “The team consistently demonstrates professional and sporting excellence. I thank manager Alessandro Tonucci for the mutually desired agreement we've reached. The 2025 season promises to be exciting as we aim for the Moto3™ class crown with a team ready to meet such ambitious goals.”

Manager Alessandro Tonucci echoed this enthusiasm: “I am really happy to welcome Joel Kelso back to Level Up-MTA. Having worked with him in the past, I believe our excellent relationship and the growth we've both demonstrated will lead to a successful 2025 world championship campaign. Our reunion reflects our mutual desire to stay at the top.”

The team is eagerly anticipating Kelso’s contribution, confident in his ability to deliver great results. With a focus on both the present and the future, this partnership is set to be a formidable force in the Moto3™ championship.

Stay tuned for more updates as Joel Kelso and Level Up-MTA gear up for an exciting 2025 season.