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Aprilia President Ivano Beggio excited by Jerez test

Aprilia President Ivano Beggio excited by Jerez test

Aprilia President Ivano Beggio took the opportunity to see his new ´gem´ out on the track for the first time last week when he attended the third and final day of tests of the RS3 in Jerez. As the first phase of the Noale-based company´s ambitious MotoGP World Championship 4 stroke project unravelled, the President gave his first impressions:

´This is truly an ambitious project for Aprilia and a key moment for our challenge in the new MotoGP Championship,´ said Beggio. ´We´re at an epoch-making turning point in the history of motorcycling, with a new category which is the highest expression of technological progress. I have believed in this philosophy right from the outset and this is why the project has brought us to the track today. I should like to thank all the technicians and the entire group who have been following the MotoGP project. Their work has given body, life and soul to the RS3 and their contribution in human terms has been immense.´

´We should not forget that the project started up just two years ago and the creation of the actual experimental motorcycle only got underway last summer. Motivation and resolve are what makes Aprilia great, and the determination with which we have tackled this new project has enabled us to be ready to take up this challenge. But it is really exciting to see this fascinating new creature out there on the track: it has a great voice and is a distillation of the finest and most advanced technology.´

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