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The FlexBox HP 40 completes its team and it will be Héctor Garzó who joins Lorenzo Baldassarri for the 2020 campaign.
After the test days at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, which it was the first time for Garzó with the Kalex, the sensations from the beginning were very good both for the rider and for the team. Garzó completed two test days successfully, showing a quick adaptation to both the motorcycle and the team and ended up being one of the fastest in the overall of the test. These results impressed the team for their speed and adaptability. A successful test that has served to confirm the expectations that already had of the rider.
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Héctor Garzó is 21 years old and is a native of Valencia. This last season has competed both in the European Championship of Moto2, which is the current runner-up, and also in the MotoE World Cup, finishing in the fourth final position and achieving 3 podiums in the 6 races disputed.
With his signing up for the FlexBox HP 40, Garzó will face his first full season in the Moto2 World Championship and both the team and the rider are already eager to start working to face this new and challenging project that they have ahead.
"I am very grateful to the entire FlexBox HP 40 team, especially to Sito, for the opportunity it offers for the next season. It is a dream come true to dispute my first season in the World Championship and also doing it in a great team like this. I'm going to give my best, always 100% in all races and I hope that everything goes well. I want to thank both the team's sponsors and my personal ones for the confidence deposited in me and now I hope to return it with good results".
"I'm glad to announce the agreement with Héctor Garzó for the next two seasons. I must say that the test he made with the team in Valencia was impressed for all the team members. His adaptation to the bike was very fast and also his speed, finishing the test being one of the fastest riders. I am sure of the potential that Héctor has, I know him years ago when he competed in the European Championship, and this test has confirmed that he has a bright future. I am glad to have it in our project and I'm sure we're going to help him grow up to be one of the best riders in the Moto2 category as we have done before with so many other rider. Héctor, in my name and the FlexBox HP 40 team, we warmly welcome you!".