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Aspar Team and Yonny Hernandez together in 2016

Aspar Team and Yonny Hernandez together in 2016

The Valencia based team and the Colombian rider come together and aim for great success in 2016.

The upcoming rounds are the most important of the MotoGP™ season, the period in which titles are decided and also when plans for 2016 are settled. The Aspar Team have done their homework, finalizing their plans for the 2016 MotoGP™ season which will see Colombia’s Yonny Hernandez join them. With four years experience in the premier class and a further two in Moto2™, the 27 year old has demonstrated countless times the qualities that have earned him a MotoGP™ position.

Yonny Hernandez comes to the Aspar Team willing to continue to evolve as a rider, the Medellin born rider comes eager to learn the methods of the Valencian team as they aim to achieve great success in the premier class. In turn, the leader of the Aspar Team, Jorge Martinez ‘Aspar’, sees the Colombian as a rider with excellent skills. In addition, the MotoGP™ class prepares for big changes in 2016 which will sees all bikes run on the same tyres, software and with the same fuel capacity for all bikes. Both the Aspar Team and Hernandez are eager to see jump aboard the new train of MotoGP™.

Jorge Martinez ‘Aspar’: “I think he is a great rider Yonny, we have talked in the past. He has so much potential and has shown to be fast many times. I am convinced that the Aspar Team, with our experience and professionalism will help Yonny to keep evolving and produce great results. For our part we have to keep working hard and continue taking steps to get the Aspar Team back up to where we belong. Next year we will have great joys. Yonny is an experienced pilot and with out method of working he will be able to gain a lot of consistency ahead of the races, an area he still has rom for improvement.”

Yonny Hernandez: “I am very excited to be joining the Aspar Team, several years ago we tried to work together but couldn’t reach an agreement, now we can finally be together. I am happy to be part of the Aspar Team, my goal is to work and give my best to get the best results for the team next season. I know the Aspar Team is a very professional team, I am convinced that next year we can reach a high level. This is a winning team that has demonstrated for a long time what they can do. I hope we can adapt well to all the new changes planned for 2016 and benefit from them all. It will be a new adventure because all drivers start from scratch with new tyres and electronics."

MotoGP, 2015, Yonny Hernandez, Aspar MotoGP Team

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