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Kent moves to Moto2™ with Leopard Racing

Kent moves to Moto2™ with Leopard Racing

Leopard Racing continues their collaboration with Danny Kent, though the Englishman will step up to Moto2™ category.

After the announcement that Miguel Oliveira will take part in Leopard Racing’s Moto2™ efforts next year, it is confirmed that Danny Kent will ride alongside the Portuguese rider in the team’s completely new challenge for the upcoming season. A mutual agreement finally was reached at the Gran Premio de Aragón this weekend.

Kent has proven his potential as he leads this year’s Moto3™ World Championship thanks to six race wins thus far in comfortable style. The 21-year from Chippenham in the UK will make his step up to the Moto2™ class, which is a comeback for him as he already raced in this highly competitive category back in 2013.

Danny Kent: “I’m really happy to sign for Leopard Racing in 2016 for Moto2. We've experienced a great season this year so I’m really excited to start our challenge in the intermediate category. A massive thank you to all people in the team for believing in me and I’m pretty sure that we also can have a great season in 2016 together.”
 
Miodrag Kotur (Leopard Racing): "We are happy to continue our collaboration with Danny who has shown not only his potential as a rider but also his loyalty for Leopard Racing many times. We are also pleased to be able to offer him a great opportunity in Moto2. For now we look forward to start our new project with two very talented rider soon after this season is concluded. Our riders line up is complete both in Moto3 and Moto2 for next year. Now we must stay focused on our current exciting 2015 campaign.

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Moto2, 2015, GRAN PREMIO MOVISTAR DE ARAGÓN, Danny Kent, Leopard Racing

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