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The former Moto2™ World Champion took to Madrid’s mythical circuit for a promotional event.
Alongside Tito Rabat at the Jarama circuit was Spanish Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr. The event was organised by Estrella Galicia 0,0, the main sponsor the Marc VDS team which saw Rabat take his title in 2014 and attempt to defend it again in 2015. He will move to the premier class with the squad in 2016.
Both racers agreed that 2015 had been an interesting year and both are aiming for more progress in 2016. They then began on track activity where several journalists became co-drivers and passengers.
The journalists who usually cover F1 were given a hair raising ride on the back of a Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade with Tito Rabat ripping around the Jarama track. Meanwhile the MotoGP™ press were given the chance to ride in a Renault RS01 with Sainz at the wheel.
Tito Rabat: “For athletes it is very important to have sponsors who believe in us. In my case I need to thank Estrella Galicia 0,0 and its project in the World Championship as with them I can make the jump to the premier class and continue to grow as a rider. They have a very interesting project to support young talent and train riders from the ground up, working alongside them into MotoGP. To have a company that believes in you and supports you in this way is always positive and it helps the sport to stay alive.”
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