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Bradley Smith jumps from the MotoGP Academy to the world stage

Bradley Smith jumps from the MotoGP Academy to the world stage

Bradley Smith jumps from the MotoGP Academy to the world stage

Bradley Smith jumps from the MotoGP Academy to the world stage Bradley Smith has started his preparation for the first big date of a promising career: his World Championship debut next month at the Spanish Grand Prix.

The young Brit -just fifteen years old- has taken the plunge after completing his first stage of learning in the MotoGP Academy in brilliant fashion. The Academy is a stepping stone for young riders created last year by Dorna Sports (the company which owns the rights to the World Championship). Alberto Puig, manager of three times World Champion Dani Pedrosa, is a key supervisor for both the Academy and Smith.

Smith, who will take part in the 125cc Championship with the Repsol Honda team, kicked off his preseason this week with practice sessions at the Circuit de Catalunya. Motogp.com caught up with him and offers you an exclusive interview with a rider with all the talent necessary to become a future star.

In the second of the videos, we offer you a report on the new 2006 MotoGP Academy project. More than twenty riders from eight different countries gathered in Valencia to show their abilities and take their first steps on the road to their ultimate goal: to become a MotoGP rider.

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125cc, 2006, Stefan Bradl, Bradley Smith

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