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Talmacsi joins MotoGP ranks at round six

Talmacsi joins MotoGP ranks at round six

The Gran Premi Cinzano de Catalunya sees Gabor Talmacsi make his premier class debut at Montmeló.

Hungarian rider Gabor Talmacsi is to make a surprise MotoGP debut this weekend at the Catalunya circuit in the sixth round of the 2009 World Championship with the Scot Racing Team.

The 2007 125cc World Champion only moved up to the 250cc class this year, as an Aspar affiliate rider, in the new Balatonring Team project, but left the team just three races into the season following a dispute over image rights.

After a few weeks out of action, in which he and his manager Stefano Favaro worked hard to find a new ride in the World Championship, the backing of sponsors MOL has allowed Talmacsi to join the Scot Racing ranks, alongside Japanese rider Yuki Takahashi, under the management of Cirano Mularoni.

Preparing for his 800cc debut on a satellite Honda RC212V, Talmacsi commented, “I owe this huge opportunity to my manager, Stefano who never gave up on me, and to MOL that has stood and still stands by me. In the course of the Barcelona race I aim to get acquainted with the bike, since this is the first time I will ride it, but I will do my best to prove that I deserve the trust placed in me.”

Talmacsi was previously a member of the Scot Racing structure in 2006 – in the so called Humangest Racing Team, riding in the 125cc class.

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