Team presentation – Reale Seguros (Madrid)
Reale Avintia Racing team presented its ambitious project today at the headquarters of Reale Seguros in Madrid. Reale Avintia project, has its edge in MotoGP with Tito Rabat, Xavi Simeon and Ducati, but this great project with the European Talent Cup, going through the Moto3 and Moto2 World Junior Cup FIM CEV and culminates in the premier class, MotoGP. Reale Avintia Racing will be present in all classes, from the base to the top, of road racing motorcycling.
The famous Spanish presenter Ainhoa Arbizu conducted the event, surrounded by the riders of all classes. Along with Tito Rabat and Xavi Simeon, the Belgian Livio Loi, who will compete in the Moto3 World Championship with KTM, the FIM CEV boys with Vicente Pérez, Andreas Pérez and the Italian Andrea Cavaliere, in addition to the of the European Talent Cup with Carlos Tatay, Adrían Huertas and Iker García Abella. Xavi Cardelus, who was not ale to attend as he was testing will defend the colours of the team in the FIM CEV Moto2 and will do in several Moto2 wild card entries during the season. Also Barry Baltus, who will be racing the in the Moto3 FIM CEV, wasn’t able to come because he had to go to school… Raúl Romero, the team owner, and Reale Seguros and the Avintia Grupo CEO’s, Ignacio Mariscal and Antonio Martín, were also on stage unveiling the new bike liveries for 2018.
“The presentation has gone well and the new livery of the bike is amazing. We are ready to start the World Championship in Qatar next week and I can’t wait to start the first free practice sessions. In this team I’m at home and from the first moment I really had good feelings riding my Ducati GP17. Now we just have to wait for the red light to go out in Qatar”.
“The preseason has gone very well and I have been able to learn many things about MotoGP thanks to the team. The new bike is beautiful and the team launch has been great. In a few days we will be in Qatar under the floodlights and then the serious part will begin. The important thing is that we are ready to start and give a lot of gas”.
“I’m very happy with how the winter testing has gone. The weather has not accompanied us as much as we would liked but, I think we arrived ready to Qatar. The team is very professional and I have adapted quite quickly to the KTM. In a few days we will really see where we are and how far we can go”.