Dixon joins Petronas Sprinta Racing for 2020 Moto2™ season
British racer will turn into teammate to Xavi Vierge in his sophomore advertising and marketing campaign within the intermediate class
Jake Dixon will possible be half of Petronas Sprinta Racing for the 2020 Moto2™ World Championship, lining-up as allotment of the newly-expanded two-rider crew alongside Xavi Vierge because the crew enters its third season in Huge Prix racing’s intermediate class.
23-year-old-fashioned Dixon, from Kent in England, joined the Moto2™ class this season recent from finishing runner-up within the 2018 British Superbike championship. He is anticipated to steal to the Petronas Sprinta Racing Kalex for the most well-known time at an stay-of-year test in November at Jerez, after the conclusion of the 2019 season.
Razlan Razali – Crew Major: “Jake Dixon is a highly rated honest addition to the Petronas Sprinta Racing crew and we’re awaiting correct issues from him and Xavi Vierge in Moto2 subsequent season. The British Superbike Championship is amazingly competitive, so for him to elevate shut races in his first tubby season and impact second the following year there reveals his possible. We had been taken by Jake’s expertise and software in his first year of Moto2. Jake represents the last half within the puzzle for our 2020 rider line-up across MotoGP, Moto3 and Moto2 and we’re all aroused to be pleased two bikes in Moto2 for the most well-known time in 2020.”
Johan Stigefelt – Crew Director: “It’s going to be an spellbinding season with Jake because everyone knows that he’s obtained advantageous and expertise. It’s his first year in Moto2 and he’s unexcited studying a original bike and plenty of original tracks, but in case you survey at his file from the previous in British Superbikes he’s very hastily. We’ve been following him for a whereas and we mediate he’ll be a terribly correct chance for our crew, particularly alongside Xavi; it’ll be a in point of fact solid line-up. For definite, Jake wants to search out some enchancment for subsequent year, but we’ll put up a correct crew around him and begin making an strive out ahead of 2019 even ends to aid him to be taught and toughen. He’s unexcited obtained a long manner to hasten but we assume that with us, he can fabricate himself and the crew to at least one other degree.”
Jake Dixon: “I’m orderly aroused to be becoming a member of PETRONAS Sprinta Racing and I’m able to’t wait to soar on the bike. It’s clearly a limiteless crew – you handiest need to survey on the success they’re having this year in MotoGP and Moto3 to search that. It’s a huge quite loads of for me, and I’m the truth is going to be giving it my all to invent my very handiest. 2019 hasn’t been the very most realistic of years for me, but I’ve realized loads and it affords me a correct disagreeable for 2020. The Kalex is a effectively-proven bike, and it’ll be advantageous to soar onto one in every of them too. I don’t know what the targets will possible be till I test up on the bike, and I’ll begin the season correct taking it urge by urge. I’ll know what’s doable after making an strive out, but now that I’ve obtained an incredible crew on the aid of me I need to be battling for podiums by the stay of the season.”
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