Thursday, February 9, 2012

Maverick Vinales sponsored by Repsol

Maverick Viñales and join Repsol roads in 2012. The pilot of Roses (Girona), 17 years old, has joined the select group of riders spnnsored by Repsol in the World Championship.

With the addition of pilot revelation last season, Repsol complete a dream team consisting of Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa (MotoGP), Marc Márquez (Moto2), Maverick Viñales, Miguel Oliveira and Alex Rins (Moto3), and consolidated its presence in all three World Championship categories.

The agreement between Avintia Competition and Repsol, which will be supported Viñales energy company, is extended until the end of 2012.

Despite his youth, Viñales has had time to prove his talent both domestically and internationally. In 2009 he began his career in Spain Speed ​​Championship (CEV), a competition in which he finished second overall by just 4 points. In 2010, Viñales got win the 125cc title and CEV European Championship.

A year later, in his World Cup debut, shined in a season in which he finished third overall on the podium after winning 9 times, 4 of them in first place. Some records that led in 2011 to be elected by the rest of their status as co-rookie of the year.

In 2012, Maverick Viñales facing the premiere of the new category of Moto3, which also coincide with the Repsol riders Miguel Oliveira and Alex Rins. For this new challenge, Viñales continues with the preparation of the season, and today on the asphalt wheel Ricardo Tormo circuit in a few workouts that will conclude on Friday.

Repsol, which is present in high competition for over 40 years, is one of the sponsors of reference in the Motorcycle World Championship and faces the 2012 season with aspirations of winning in all categories. 

Maverick Viñales:  "I am thrilled to defend the colors of this season as a sponsor Repsol Repsol because it talk about a great story of triumph in the World Championship. Many pilots have been very good these colors and now I will pass to join this group. Currently, the top three riders sponsored by Repsol, Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez, are World Champions, and that is certainly our goal now for the 2012.

I just hope others follow the path marked Repsol riders in the World Championship and achieved many successes. Focus now in these days of testing in Valencia. They have received many improvements to our bike that we must now be thoroughly tested. "

Source: Repsol

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