Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Repsol Honda to Launch MotoGP 2020 Team

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Repsol Honda will officially unveil its MotoGP 2020 team that will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 4, 2020. The launch will be performed immediately after the Sepang Shakedown test in Sepang Circuit, Malaysia on February 2-4.

    Repsol Honda confirmed that the launch of its team in Jakarta will be attended by rider Marc Marquez along with his younger brother Alex Marquez. After the launch, Repsol Honda team will return to Malaysia to attend MotoGP 2020 official test in Sepang, February 7-9.

     
    Alex became the replacement for Lorenzo which unexpectedly declared his retirement from MotoGP at the end of 2019. The appointment of the 23-year-old racer was only 11 hours after Lorenzo confirmed his retirement.
     
    Alex was the champion of Moto2 racing season in 2019. He, along with his older brother Marc who was the champion of MotoGP in 2019. The revealing of Marc and Alex in Repsol Honda Team is history by itself, meaning that they are the first brother pairing in the premier class of Grand Prix racing.

    Alex will compete in MotoGP 2020 with the two rookies who previously were his competitor in Moto2, named Brad Binder (South Africa/Red Bull KTM) and Iker Lecouna (Spanish/Red Bull KTM Tech 3).

     
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