Hector Barberà joins Pramac Racing for 2012

Pramac Racing press release

Barbera’ With The Pramac Racing Team

Hector Barberà
Hector Barberà

Photo by: Hazrin Yeob Men Shah

Hector Barberà is the new Pramac Racing rider for the 2012 MotoGP season. The Spanish rider, after two MotoGP season with another team but always with a Ducati, will have the opportunity to continue to work with the Italian manufacturer with Pramac Racing.

Paolo Campinoti – Pramac Racing Team Principal

"We are glad to announce that Hector Barberà will be with us for the 2012 MotoGP season. We are confident that his experience riding a Ducati in the last two years may take him to achieve an even better season with us. In the year of racing that has just ended, despite a bad injury, he finished as the third best Ducati rider and this bodes well. I would to take this opportunity also to thanks our 2011 riders, De Puniet and Loris Capirossi, for the season lived with us. We wish them a future full of happiness on and off the track."

Hector Barberà – Pramac Racing rider

“This will be my third year riding a Ducati and I want to thank the Pramac Racing Team and Paolo Campinoti who have given me this opportunity. In the last two seasons I have not conquered the results I wanted and I hope that now, after the experience I gained, I can get better results. Both I and Pramac Racing have high goals. I am Coming from one of the hardest moments of my career and I want a change. The Ducati is working hard, this was a difficult year but I am sure that with tomorrow and wednesday tests and especially with the winter break, where they will have time to work, they will be able to give us a very competitive bike at the beginning of next season.”

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Series MotoGP
Drivers Loris Capirossi , Hector Barbera
Teams Pramac Racing
Tags barbera, ducati, pramac racing