02.12.2018 – Great satisfaction for the engagement of the strong SBK rider
The big shot at Team Pedercini Racing for 2019 in the World Superbike Championship arrives. After outlining the Supersport 600 lineup with Ayrton Badovini, and awaiting further developments, it is now the turn of the Superbike.
With great satisfaction, Lucio Pedercini announces the engagement for 2019 of one of the promises of Superbike, the Spanish rider born in Rubi – Jordi Torres.
The young talent (class 87), made his debut in 2006 in Supersport, then in Moto 2 in 2010, with 60 races disputed of a win and three podiums. In 2015 he arrives in Superbike and since then has disputed 99 races, winning 4 podiums and a victory, obtaining up to now 716 points. In the last 2 races he has also replaced Esteve Rabat injured in MotoGP with the Avintia team.
In the last World Superbike he was ranked 13th in the general classification. Considered by all a talent of the SBK, today it is about to drive for the 2019 the ZX 10 RR of the Team Pedercini Racing.
Lucio Pedercini – Team Owner:
“I am very satisfied with what is happening around the team, after a troubled year now I am sure I have a strong rider at the height of the vehicle we have. With Jordi we will certainly be competitive and ready to always be in competition to enter the top ten. I take this opportunity to invite all the fans to Verona at Motorbike Expo in January where we will present the whole team and the 2019 program and to thank Jordi for having agreed to live with us on 2019”.
Jordi Torres #81 – Rider:
“I’m happy to have found a historical Team of the SBK that runs with a winning bike. Kawasaki is the right bike for the SBK Championship and I can not wait to try it to express everything that this bike can give on the track. I believe that I and the Team will take away from us a lot of satisfactions. A special thanks to Lucio Pedercini for giving me this opportunity. I trust the team and I know that it has the experience to give me the weapons to fight and express my potential. It is a pride for me to be part of Team Pedercini. I have confidence and a great desire to start working”.