Team Calvo ready to start the CEV 2014 Championship
The Moto3 World Championship winning Team Calvo has announced their outfit for the upcoming CEV Championship.
Carmelo Morales, former rider of the Madrid team, will once again defend the team colours in the new Superbike class. In the Moto3 class of the CEV there will be four riders fighting for Team Calvo, including the recent additions in form of the runner up of the Spanish Championship, Marco Ramírez, and Valentino Rossi’s pupil, Nicolo Bulega, 2013 Italian Champion of PreMoto3 and rider in the VR46 Academy.
Together with Wayne Ryan and Remy Gardner they complete Team Calvo’s roster, a team which promises to be highly successful in the 2014 season.
Before the official tests this coming weekend in Valencia, the team held some private tests at the circuit of Almería in which all riders of the team took part. All showed great potential, setting very competitive times. With a lap time of 1.40.6 Marcos Ramírez demonstrated a pace which is equal to that of the World Championship riders.
Carmelo Morales #31
I’m very content and am looking forward to this new season. Getting back together with the team was quite emotional and it gave me even more strength to fight this year. We could have a first test which served us to get reacquainted and build a positive base before going into the official tests in Valencia, which will mark the real start of the new season.
Marcos Ramírez #24
I’m very much looking forward to the start of the season because I’m sure we’re capable to fight for the top positions. The first test was very positive because I could get to know the team and, even though we couldn’t do as many laps as I would have wanted, we achieved a good result.
I’d like to thank the team for their hard work during the tests in Almería and the good results that we achieved show what we can do when we work hard as a team. This weekend we’ll return to action in Valencia where we’ll concentrate on completing the test plan as best as we can.
Nicolo Bulega #46
I was looking forward to start working with the team and try out the bike on which I’ll compete in the CEV this year. To be in the World Championship winning team is a great opportunity for me and I’d like to thank the team for giving me this chance. After the tests in Almería we’ll go to Valencia where I hope to be able to improve and be the strongest I can be when the season starts.
Source: Team Calvo
Photo: Peter Ball, RSF