MOTOGP: Crutchlow Inks Contract Extension; Will Remain at LCR Honda in 2016

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British MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow has signed an extension with the LCR Honda Team for the 2016 MotoGP World Championship season, with an additional option for 2017.

Based on the Isle of Man, the 29 year-old has claimed 74 points this season on board the factory-spec Honda RC213V, including a stunning podium finish at the Grand Prix of Argentina.

GIVI (a long-term partner of the LCR Honda Team) will be the title sponsor on Crutchlow’s Honda RC213V at his home race, the British Grand Prix, at Silverstone this weekend.

”I am happy to announce the extension of our cooperation with Cal, who is one of the most talented riders in the whole MotoGP field,” said Team Principal Lucio Cecchinello. “He has got the skills and the potential to battle with the top riders and fight for the podium spots, as he demonstrated in Argentina earlier this season. Cal is extremely professional and during the season we have built up a great rapport. it’s a pleasure to be working with Cal again in 2016 and I look forward to the years to come.”

“I am very happy to continue my relationship with LCR for 2016 and ’17,” added Crutchlow. “Lucio has a fantastic team and I look forward to growing further with them and with Honda. We started the season well and I believe we can score some great results in the rest of this year and in the season to come.”

CREDIT: LCR Honda

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