After the final qualifying session of the 2022 MotoGP™ season, it was time for the traditional presentation of the BMW M Award at the final in Valencia, Spain on Saturday. This year, Francesco ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia won the coveted accolade for the fastest qualifier in MotoGP™ for the first time. His exclusive prize: the first BMW M3 Competition Touring with xDrive*. The BMW M Award is an important pillar in the close partnership between BMW M GmbH and MotoGP™ rights holder Dorna Sports, in existence since 1999, and was awarded for the 20th time this year. Franciscus van Meel, CEO of BMW M GmbH, and Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports, presented the prize to winner Bagnaia in Valencia.