it’s official. Dani Pedrosa will continue two more seasons with HRC. The Catalan driver and the japanese brand have come to an agreement to extend their partnership until the end of 2018. With this agreement Pedrosa is still wearing the colours of the Repsol Honda team, formation with which he has competed continuously since he made his debut in MotoGP in the 2006 season. In fact, the pilot’s natural Castellar del Vallès has always been linked to the signature of the wing and golden and since its first Grand Prix Motorcycling World championship in the 125cc class in 2001 has always driven a Honda. Dani Pedrosa will exceed the 11 seasons that Mick Doohan shared with the brand.
the renewal of The agreement comes just days before the Grand Prix of Italy, scenario in which Dani Pedrosa will meet 250 races in the championship. An anniversary that will be celebrating the Catalan double with this new contract: “I’m very happy to announce my renewal with the Repsol Honda team. I am very grateful for the trust you have shown with this renewal for two additional years. I think it is better for me to continue with the brand with which I have been since my first race. I’m happy for this trading so fast and now I just want to focus on the racing“.
For his part, Shuhei Nakamoto in his role as Vice president
Ceo of HRC stated after the official announcement of the renewal of Pedrosa:
“We are delighted to renew our contract with Dani and really
we appreciate your loyalty to Honda and HRC. We have been working together for
for many years, but we always see in Dani the same passion and dedication.
experience is very important to help our technicians for the
development of our bike and we will do everything possible to help you
to demonstrate all his talent”.