Gresini Moto2 Team Extends SPARK Technical Partnership

By Community | January 16, 2014

Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 team has extended their partnership with SPARK following a satisfactory first campaign together in 2013.

SPARK Exhaust Technology – a brand of Vecchi S.r.l., pills specialized for over 40 years in the production of high performance exhaust systems for cars and motorcycles – will design the exhaust system of both Suter-Honda machines of the team from Faenza, sale ahead of the 2014 Moto2 World Championship.

Last November, health before the winter break, both riders, Xavier Siméon and rookie Lorenzo Baldassari, were able to make several laps aboard their new bikes equipped with SPARK exhaust, collecting important data ahead of the forthcoming season. The Team will be back on track for the test planned on 6 and 7 February at the Circuit de Almeria, before moving on to Valencia.

Melania Vecchi, the Chief Executive of SPARK, said: “Last year we had the great opportunity to prove our technical expertise in such a competitive environment like the Moto2 World Championship and the renewal of our partnership with Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 is a further demonstration of our capability. I’m very happy to strengthen the relationship the with the team: its new rider line-up makes me confident ahead of the 2014 season. Xavier Siméon has already demonstrated in 2013 to be able to achieve excellent results, while the arrival of Lorenzo Baldassari, a rookie with a great potential, adds a further touch of Italian style to this project.”

Fausto Gresini owner of Gresini Racing, added: “I look forward to working again with a great company like SPARK: within only one year – from the beginning of our collaboration to date – we were able to create a good working group and I am convinced that during this year our relationship, that proved to be immediately profitable, will be even more strong.”