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Danny Aldridge appointed as MotoGP Technical Director

Danny Aldridge appointed as MotoGP Technical Director

Danny Aldridge will take over the role of Technical Director, which was recently vacated following Mike Webb's appointment as Race Director

The Permanent Bureau of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix, comprising of Messrs Vito Ippolito, FIM President, and Carmelo Ezpeleta, Chief Executive Officer of Dorna Sports, met on Saturday 14 July in Mugello (Italy). During this meeting they confirmed the appointment of Mr. Danny Aldridge as MotoGP Technical Director.

Danny previously worked for IRTA from 1997 to 2001 before he opted for a change in career to run his own property management business. He rejoined IRTA in 2010. A year later, he was appointed Deputy Technical Director to Mike Webb with the specific responsibility for the Moto2 class.

Danny will now take over the role of Technical Director, which was recently vacated following Mike Webb's appointment as Race Director.

Danny Aldridge bio:
Danny is British, aged 40 years old and is a married man with two children. He has a degree in aviation engineering planning. Danny participated in schoolboy and adult Motocross and was part of the team managed by his father that competed for many years in the British Road Racing Championships and also the occasional 500cc Grand Prix. The team enjoyed an array of success in different categories including winning the British F2 Championship.

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MotoGP, 2012

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