Efren Vazquez looking forward to exciting season with Leopard Racing

 In Moto3, News


Efren Vazquez, along with Danny Kent and rookie Hiroki Ono, represents the new Moto 3 Team “Leopard Racing” in the highly competitive Moto 3 World Championship this year.

A colourful new entry will appear at this year in the Moto3 class, as the newly formed team, “Leopard Racing” unveils their livery at the World famous “Circuito de Jerez” in southern Spain.

The team run by Kiefer Racing that is newly to be named “Leopard Racing” a long time participant at the highest level of motorcycling racing, with already one championship title to it’s name. The new team will consist of a three rider line-up, made up of a well balanced mix of experienced and young talented riders.

Heading Leopard Racing is Efren Vazquez from Spain, he finished last seasons campaign in the lower category of GP racing; with two victories and a fourth place in overall standings. Alongside the Spaniard is Danny Kent from the UK, a very experienced Moto3 participant of numerous years. Completing the line-up is Hiroki Ono from Japan, being the rookie of the team, for his first season at World Championship level.

Ambitions are high for the Leopard Racing outfit, in its first year of Moto3 class collaboration. Honda Racing Corporation is providing an excellent support with their new Motorbikes: the new NSF250RW has already proven it’s self in competitive pre-season testings.

During this weekend the Championship gets underway with the “Grand Prix of Qatar”, held in the exciting floodlit stadium “Losail International Circuit” in Doha, the capital of Qatar.

#7 Efren Vazquez
“In my opinion, it is great to have the Leopard brand in the series. For me personally, it will be a great opportunity to enhance my career in such an environment, and to be able to compete at the highest level in the Moto3 class. My complete trust is with all of the partners and my dedication to return their trust in me. I would also like to thank HRC for their outstanding support. Looking forward to an exciting season, I’m honoured and happy to be part of this new venture.”

Stefan Kiefer (Team manager)
“In 2015 we face a completely new challenge, we look forward to this new chapter for Kiefer Racing. So I would like to offer thanks to Title sponsor Leopard Natural Power Drink and the whole Honda team, who allow us to compete in the highly competitive Moto3 class, at the highest level. With just some days before the season start at Losail, we, as a team, are ready to take up the challenge, and meet our targets. My feeling is we will be able to race with the leaders in our category. As has been said, our ambitions are high, but we can count on an excellent background from the partners, so I wish to express my thanks to all of those involved in this new project.”

Miodrag Kotur (Leopard)
“Leopard Natural power drink is happy to announce its title sponsorship at Kiefer Moto 3 team. The newly named Leopard Racing Team will compete at the highest level of motorcycle racing. We worked hard this winter to make it happen. We are saying thanks to all the people, staff and partners involved in this exciting project with a special mention to the Kiefer’s brothers. Let’s get the show started in Qatar now!”

Source: Leopard Racing

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