Aspar tie-up with Mahindra Racing for 2015

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Mahindra Racing have announced that Jorge Martinez’s Aspar Team will campaign the Mahindra MGP3O with a two-rider team in the 2015 Moto3 World Championship. The team will also run two riders on the Mahindra in the World Championship feeder series, the FIM CEV International Championship. Although no announcement has yet been made on the rider line-ups for 2015, Mahindra Racing are confident that this tie-up will attract a host of world-class talent to the team.

Speaking in regards to this tie-up for the 2015 Moto3 season, Jorge ‘Aspar’ Martinez, commented that this is an exciting new chapter in the Aspar story. The former four-time world champion also added that Mahindra is a huge company which has a lot of ambition and a desire to win and the Aspar team is looking forward to work with Mahindra Racing.

Story: Sayem Parvez Syed

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S P Shukla and Mufaddal Choonia of Mahindra Racing seen here with Jorge Martinez (centre) of Team Aspar 

Jorge Lorenzo to join Ducati?

Jorge Lorenzo to Ducati webThis just in! Two-time MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo could leave Yamaha for Ducati from the start of the 2015 season, reports Spanish media outfit Onda Cero.

According to the rumour, Lorenzo, who has ridden for Yamaha’ factory team since his debut premier class season in 2008, has already given Ducati his nod for a preliminary agreement for 2015 onwards, with an alleged offer of €15 million per season. If the news is true, Andrea Dovizioso could lose his job at the end of the coming season since Ducati’s new recruit Cal Crutchlow has signed a two-year contract with the Italian factory that terminates at the end of the 2015 season.

Story: Piyush Sonsale