SABADELL, Catalonia, Spain — official release — MotoGP photo — Spanish MotoGP racer Dani Pedrosa has signed a two-year agreement with Honda Racing Corp., extending his contract through the end of the 2016 season.
Pedrosa, who is currently third in the MotoGP standings has raced with Honda since his debut in world championship competition in 2001. He won the 125cc title in 2003 and the 250cc championship in 2004 and 2005 before making his MotoGP debut in 2006, when he claimed rookie-of-the-year honors.
“I’m very happy to be able to announce my renewal with the Repsol Honda Team, and grateful to Honda for the trust they have shown in me for a further two years,” said Pedrosa, who teams with world championship leader Marc Marquez. “It’s the best way for me to continue in my racing career, together with the company I was with in my very first race. I am very excited to give my 100 percent and continue to work together with everyone at Honda Racing Corp.”
Pedrosa has 25 MotoGP victories in 141 career starts.