Alice Team presents 2008 Ducati GP8 in Jerez

ALICE TEAM BEGINS ITS ADVENTURE FROM JEREZ Everything is ready for the beginning of the Alice Team 2008 season, the Italic-Hispanic Team who has signed an agreement with Telecom Italia, will participate to the next two MotoGP World...

ALICE TEAM BEGINS ITS ADVENTURE FROM JEREZ

Everything is ready for the beginning of the Alice Team 2008 season, the Italic-Hispanic Team who has signed an agreement with Telecom Italia, will participate to the next two MotoGP World Championships with Alice Colours, the brand used by the Italian multinational for fast internet service. In Jerez de la Frontera, at the UFO - VIP Village in the Spanish circuit which will host, next march 30th, the first European round of the 2008 season, has been unveiled the new Ducati Desmosedici GP8 Sat livery which will be ridden by Spanish Toni Elias and Frenchman Sylvain Guintoli. To welcome the new Alice Team, Flippo Preziosi, Ducati Corse General Manager.

Excitement in Luis D'Antin's words, Alice Team General Director: "We are really happy to begin this season with such a prestigious brand as Alice, this makes us understand that our structure and MotoGP professionalism is growing year after year and is attracting important brands. We are also very happy to be able to continue to collaborate with Ducati, thanks to them we will be aiming to improve last year performances. Toni (Elias) and Sylvain (Guintoli) are two young riders but without a doubt full of talent. We really count on them."

Young Spanish rider Toni Elias was very happy about the livery of his new bike, declaring: "I think it's a very nice and catchy bike, I hope to obtain positive results during the season with my new Ducati Desmosedici Gp8 Sat. I find my self very well in the Alice Team, there is a lot of enthusiasm and the Staff, which most of them are Spanish, is like a big family and we work really well. In the first winter test I had the possibility to learn more about the bike's potential, but now it's time to step on the track for the serious stuff."

His teammate in the Alice Team, Frenchman Sylvan Guintoli, has declared himself satisfied after the first few tests onboard the Ducati Desmosedici GP8 Sat: "I am very happy to begin this new season, we are working well, the Team is very well integrated and the package at our disposal is incredible. The bike is really powerful and Bridgestone tyres are performing very good. From today all the riders will give their best on the track and so we will, to bring the new Alice Team in the top positions of the Standing."

-credit: alice team

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Series MotoGP
Drivers Toni Elias , Sylvain Guintoli