Japanese GP: Shinichi Itoh to drive for Pramac d'Antin

<span lang="EN-GB" >SHINICHI ITOH TO RIDE THE PRAMAC-DANTIN DUCATI IN THE GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN.</span><span lang="EN-GB" ></span>   <span lang="EN-GB" >Japanese pilot, Shinichi Itoh, will...

<span lang="EN-GB" >SHINICHI ITOH TO RIDE THE PRAMAC-DANTIN DUCATI IN THE GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN.</span><span lang="EN-GB" ></span>

 

<span lang="EN-GB" >Japanese pilot, Shinichi Itoh, will race for Pramac-Dantin this weekend at the Japanese Grand Prix aboard the Ducati GP7 formerly ridden by Alex Hofmann, who was let go from the Team.<span >  </span>The Team Management of the Italo-Spanish group has decided that the former official Bridgestone test rider would make an excellent addition to the Team for this race. </span><span lang="EN-GB" ></span>

 

<span lang="EN-GB" >Shinichi Itoh has a wealth of experience riding a wide variety of racing motorcycles, and began competing in 500GP´s in 1988.<span >  </span>Later years saw him win the Japanese Superbike title, and once again rejoin the GP paddock, where he scored a pole position in the German GP of 1993.<span >  </span>This year Itoh continued to push the development of Bridgestone tires, which have seen a massive step forward in the MotoGP Championship this season.<span >  </span>He also raced the prestigious 8-Hours of Suzuka this year, where he demonstrated he is still a fast and competitive rider, well suited to the rigors of motorcycle combat.<span >  </span>

 

-credit: pd'a

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Series MotoGP
Drivers Shinichi Ito , Alex Hofmann