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Carchano to debut in 250cc with the Stop and Go team

Carchano to debut in 250cc with the Stop and Go team

Carchano to debut in 250cc with the Stop and Go team

Jordi Carchano and the Stop and Go team have come to an agreement regarding their competing in the coming season of the 250cc World Championship. It will be a new step as much for the team as for the young Catalan rider, as they both come to the end of their 125cc eras.

Eduardo Perales will spearhead the project as team manager, a technician with extensive experience of nearly 16 years. He started out in the Honda Pons team in 1990, where he spent 11 years as assistant to team leader Sito Pons and his riders, including Alex Crivillé, Alberto Puig, Carlos Checa, Alex Barros and Loris Capirossi. After a season working as José Luis Cardoso´s mechanic in Dántin´s World Championship crew, in addition to being the Technical Director for the team in the Spanish Championship, Eduardo decided that the time was right to form his own outfit.

"The jump in cylinder class in only our second year in the World Championship is something that excites us as a team and gives us a lot of responsibility" Perales explained. "Above all I want to express my gratitude to Honda, who have decided to join our project and offer us their support for this new adventure. The team is growing and our primary goal is strengthening our position in the Championship"

For his part, Carchano shows plenty of desire in the face of this new phase in his career. It will be the third season in the World Championship for the rider, who last season competed with the Aspar team in 125cc.

"I´m very excited about this new project. Someone of my stature and weight is well suited to the quarter litre category, and Eduardo Perales has given me the opportunity to challenge for the title in his team. He is a professional and a talented technician. Another great thing for me is that I have the chance to ride a Honda again"

250cc, 2006

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