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Barbera’s Avintia Racing contract extended for 2015


Spanish rider Hector Barbera will ride with the Avintia Racing team for the next two years after his contract was extended for 2015. read more »

Barbera keen to repay Edwards favour

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Having retired from Sunday’s Czech Grand Prix in a heavy collision, Hector Barbera felt the affects in his loss of World Championship points as well as physically. He now aims to jump back in front of Colin Edwards in the riders’ standings.

Aoyama hoping to race in Germany

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Hiroshi Aoyama is attempting to make a comeback to the MotoGP™ paddock in Germany this weekend, having missed the last two races through injury.

Ivan Silva subs for injured Aoyama at Assen

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Avintia Blusens has announced that Ivan Silva will be substituting for the injured Hiroshi Aoyama as the MotoGP™ season continues at Assen this weekend.

Barbera feels Avintia Blusens deserved more

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Hector Barbera has explained that he is ‘upset’ with the way his race panned out in Jerez, having finished 12th after qualifying on Saturday as the leading CRT rider.

Barbera makes the top ten at Jerez

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Hector Barbera was delighted with his and Avintia Blusens’ performance in qualifying for his home Gran Premio bwin de España.

Barbera hopes for improvements at Jerez

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Hector Barbera has experienced a frustrating start to the 2013 MotoGP™ season, feeling as though his and Avintia Blusens’ true form has been masked by a selection of problems. The Spaniard now hopes for a turn in fortunes as the sport heads to the first of four races in his home country this season.

Avintia Blusens riders both aggrieved in Texas

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Smiles were sparse in the Avintia Blusens garage following a difficult second round of the season in Texas. Hector Barbera had been confident of challenging for top CRT spot, but he and teammate Hiroshi Aoyama could only struggle to 18th and 17th places, respectively.

Barberá convinced CRT win possible in Austin

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Héctor Barberá left Qatar highly frustrated, having been hindered in the first Grand Prix of 2013 by electrical problems. Now heading to Texas for the first time, the Avintia Blusens rider predicts a positive turn in fortunes.

Barberá still ‘upset’ about electrical problems

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Héctor Barberá enjoyed a strong Commercial Bank Grand prix of Qatar to rise to 13th place from 22nd on the grid. However the Spaniard could not help but feel disappointed by the electrical problems that had hindered his qualifying session.

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Avintia Blusens Information:

The BQR Racing team have been solid participants in the lower cylinder categories for many seasons, and have helped bring through several young talents. Having switched their expertise and focus to a CRT project in MotoGP™ they impressed regularly last year with Hernandez, however the Colombian makes way for two experienced campaigners in Hector Barbera and Hiroshi Aoyama, who will both hope to be amongst the mix of front-runners amongst the CRT machines.


  • Raul RomeroGeneral Manager
  • Ricard Jove Team Manager
  • Gaizka Torrontegui Team Coordinator
  • David De GeaAssistant Coordinator

Hiroshi Aoyama's Crew

  • Tom JojicChief Mechanic
  • Juan Miguel MoyaData Engineer
  • Miquel Ferrer Mechanic
  • Jordi PradesMechanic
  • Marc Vidal Mechanic
  • Enrique PintorMechanic

Hector Barbera's Crew

  • Giacomo Guidotti Chief Mechanic
  • Stefano Ferro Data Engineer
  • Jose Mª Rojas Mechanic
  • Luis GallegoMechanic
  • Luis Martinez Mechanic
  • Jesus ContrerasMechanic
  • Bike Info
  • Bike BQR-FTR
  • Engine Kawasaki
  • Power 240 hp
  • Top Speed 320 km/h
  • Chassis FTR Aluminium twin-spar
  • Suspension
  • Front Öhlins 42mm inverted forks
  • Rear Öhlins TTX
  • Brakes
  • Front Brembo 320mm
  • Rear Brembo