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The Join Contract Pons 40 team will face its second season in the MotoE™ World Cup and will do so with Jordi Torres, the rider who will be defending the colors of the team led by Sito Pons.
After a good first season with Sete Gibernau, to whom the whole team thanks his work and year lived together, Torres will be the one who takes his place. The 32-year-old Spanish rider will combine the MotoE™ World Cup with the WorldSBK™. Jordi has been winner in two categories of the World Championship, such as Moto2™ and WorldSBK™, climbing 4 times on the podium in Moto2™ and 5 in WorldSBK™, adding a total of 851 points and a fifth position in the general classification as the best result.
Both the rider and the team aspire to the fullest and are called to be the protagonists in the MotoE™ category that will start on May 3 in Jerez.
Jordi Torres (Join Contract Pons 40 rider): "Being part of this great project and in this category where what is expected as the technology of the future is used as a propulsion is a pride and a satisfaction. I think it comes at a point in my career where I feel quite mature and more prepared than ever, I really want to and I feel thrilled to start this new adventure. To do it with a team like Sito Pons, which is one of the most leading in the world championship, both for its past and present achievements, is almost a dream come true. I want to thank Sito for this opportunity and for my part I will give everything I have to offer a great show. I know that I will have all the tools to fight for the maximum and I hope to live up to this challenge. Everything will be new and I'm sure that it will be very electrifying. I will have to adapt as quickly as possible and be able to do my best. I want to do it well and surely it will bring me a lot in my sport s career. Being able to be part of the evolution of these motorcycles is an honor and I already want to meet the team, get on the bike and start working to give 100%."
Sito Pons (Team Join Contract Pons 40 owner): "I am pleased to announce the incorporation of Jordi Torres to the Join Contract Pons 40, our MotoE™ team. After a first year that has helped us to understand the motorcycle and the Championship, in which everything was new, with Jordi we opened a new stage and faced the challenge of fighting to win the MotoE World Cup. As a rider, he has successfully rode the Moto2™ World Championship and the WorldSBK™, being able to win in both categories, and that gives him a degree of maturity, experience and speed needed to try to fight to be MotoE™ World Champion. The team, together with our partners, will give him the necessary tools so that we can fight for it. Welcome to the team Jordi and thanks to our partners who trust once again in our project. Together an exciting season awaits us, and I am sure it is full of success."
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