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After the first seven Grands Prix of 2016, Nicolo Bulega (SKY Racing Team VR46) has been renewed with the team for two more years. The decision comes after a strong start to his rookie season after stepping up as the Moto3™ Junior World Champion. Highlights of the season include a pole position followed by a second place in Jerez.
Bulega will continue the path set out in 2014 to help support talented young Italian riders: “It is definitely a very important stage of my young career,” said Bulega, “This vote of confidence comes from a team that has believed in me since the beginning. I feel part of a great family that support me in this important adventure in the Moto3 class. I am proud of this news but we are not even halfway through the season and it is important to maintain a high level of concentration to get the most from each round.”
Pablo Nieto, SKY Racing Team VR46 Team Manager: “I’m really very happy to continue this adventure with Nicolo. We will continue to work together on this project that focuses on youth and I’m sure he has an incredible future. We did a great job in this first part of the season, Nicolo surprised us and has given good results already. The next two years will be great and we hope he continues to grow.”
Highlights: Bulega blasts to maiden Moto3™ Pole
2 years ago
Well I think this sums up my race... Was fighting for 1st before I made a mistake and went farming... Sorry to my team @redbull_ktm_ajo... Luckily still finished in 12th positions and got some points.