Aprilia will participate in MotoGP from 2015

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World two-wheeler racing competition, the MotoGP, will witness the entry Italian motorcycle maker, Aprilia in the year 2015. After having a successful run in the 125cc and 250cc Grand Prix classes, the company has now confirmed that they would participate in the 2015 MotoGP World Championship. The task of managing this new racing team will be taken up by Gresini Racing for a period of four years starting from 2015 until 2018.

Fausto Gresini, owner and manager of Gresini Racing said, Fausto Gresini, Team Manager, commented, “I am very glad that Aprilia identified Gresini Racing as the ideal partner to enter the MotoGP World Championship. I would like to thank the Piaggio Group for giving me a fantastic opportunity, that is working closely with such a glorious manufacturer; an Italian brand that has become synonymous with a passion for racing, reaching amazing results worldwide.”

He further added, “The four-year agreement between Gresini Racing and Aprilia opens a new chapter in our history: in this moment I feel a great responsibility, but the motivation to succeed in this exciting, all Italian challenge is even bigger. The Grand Prix world is part of the Aprilia brand and to represent it in the premier class, the MotoGP World Championship, is a source of great pride for all of us. An incredible reward for the work done in all these years by Gresini Racing.”

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