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Technomag carXpert and Interwetten Paddock Moto2 to merge in 2015

Technomag carXpert and Interwetten Paddock Moto2 to merge in 2015

An announcement was made on Friday at the Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, whereby Technomag carXpert will acquire the Interwetten Paddock Moto2 team for 2015.

With the support of Olivier Metraux, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Automotive Group – the owner of Technomag, Derendinger and carXpert, M. Daniel-M. Epp, the owner of the Team Paddock-Interwetten Moto2, riders Dominique Aegerter, Thomas Luthi and Robin Mulhauser, Frederic Corminboeuf, the CEO of the CGBM Evolution society, the acquisition of the company Team Paddock-Interwetten Moto2 has been announced for the forthcoming season.

"Our current structure – Team Technomag-carXpert – will continue its activities with the same people surrounding our two riders Dominique Aegerter and Robin Mulhauser, who will continue to learn with us next year. Our second team – Team Derendinger-Interwetten – will only compete with one rider, Thomas Luthi. I am extremely pleased to have him with us."

For practical reasons, the two structures will be based under the same roof, on the CGBM Evolution premises in the Parc d'activités de Signes near the circuit of Paul Ricard in Castellet (France). "In the paddock, we are going to have two separate boxes," explained Frederic Corminboeuf as he expects obvious rivalry between two such experienced riders: "There will be synergies, in winter testing and the development of material in particular," he continued.

Team group hope that Aegerter and Luthi can challenge for the Moto2™ title in 2015.

For both of them, this new step in their career will also be significant due to a technical change of a great importance: the Team Technomag-carXpert and Derendinger-Interwetten riders will be competing with a Kalex chassis in 2015, which they will receive the day after the Grand Prix of Valencia – the last race of the 2014 season – to be able to carry out their first winter test.

Moto2, 2014, GP TIM DI SAN MARINO E DELLA RIVIERA DI RIMINI, Thomas Luthi, Dominique Aegerter, Robin Mulhauser

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