17 - 03 - 2012
Presentation of CX riders Moto3
Miguel Oliveira and Alex Rins were presented today in Madrid
The cultural complex Matadero of Madrid has been the scenario in which, this morning, pilots CatalunyaCaixa Miguel Oliveira (Almada, Portugal, 1995) and Alex Rins (Barcelona, â€‹â€‹1995) have revealed the colors that will compete along of the season. Under the watchful eye of team manager Emilio Alzamora and the rest of the team, the new draft was presented Moto3 before a crowd of media. In addition, the event also attended the pilot also CatalunyaCaixa, Marc Marquez, godfather of the new draft Moto3.
In turn, the drivers of the Junior Team CX Alex Marquez, which will debut at the World Moto3 as a wild card on 29 April at the Grand Prix of Spain in Jerez, Maria Herrera, Francesco Baldassarri Bagnaia and Lorenzo have not want to miss the opportunity to be next to the new talents in the category of Moto3.
Rins Oliveira and face the new season with humility and in order to continue growing in the new category of Moto3. Oliveira, imposed after winning the final two rounds of the Championship of Spain of Speed â€‹â€‹(CEV) with the first Moto3 coming up on a podium, wait a foothold in the World Cup and, despite his youth, contribute to the team his experience in the Championship . In turn, Rins CEV 125GP champion, faces his first season in the World Cup with the illusion of a rookie and with the ambition of a winner.
For its part, the general manager of Estrella Galicia, Ignacio Rivera, CEO of CatalunyaCaixa, Adolf Todó, and the Head of Sponsorship of Repsol, Gonzalo Vázquez, took the stage to devote some parliaments to create the new structure, which As of today, becomes the bearer of the three companies in the new category of Moto3.
Next week, from 19 to 21 March both drivers made the last training camp at the Circuito de Jerez. The last rehearsal before the first Grand Prix of the season in Qatar next weekend on April 8, when the CX pilots will kick off in the World Motorcycling Championship.
Miguel Oliveira, pilot CatalunyaCaixa:
"I am proud to belong to this great team in what will be my second season in the MotoGP World Championship, this time in the new category of Moto3. I want to thank Emilio for trusting me and giving me this opportunity. I think it's a very competitive project, which I hope to give the maximum to get the results we have set from the first race in Qatar. Nor do I forget the sponsors, without them nothing is possible. I have wanted to begin the last qualifying and see what our performance. "
Alex Rins CatalunyaCaixa pilot:
"I just recovered from the shoulder injury and I still have a little more to be fully enabled, but I have high hopes and I am preparing to begin full World the best form possible. So far I could only do two days of testing in Albacete, so for me the test next week in Jerez is very important. I want to thank Emilio for trusting me and giving me all this time the opportunity to compete with the best in the world, with a pilot of the category of Michael and a team alongside very professional and where has it all. The sponsors have a strong commitment to us and hope not to disappoint them. "
Emilio Alzamora, Estrella Galicia Team Manager 0.0 (Moto3) and Repsol CatalunyaCaixa (Moto2):
"Getting here is the confirmation of all the work we have done all these months. We are very excited about being able to share with friends, sponsors, suppliers and the great team we have created. We really want this to start and that the protagonists are just the drivers. But today is a day in which we must not forget the people who made this dream possible and these are the sponsors. Thanks to Estrella Galicia 0.0, CatalunyaCaixa and Repsol. To Monlau Competition is proud to celebrate a day like this with Michael and Alex, in addition to the four pilots of the CEV. Just hope to reap the rewards and especially privileged to enjoy our work. "