Edgar Pons, the youngest son of Sito Pons – and of course brother to Axel – will contest the first Grand Prix of his career this weekend at the Jerez circuit, the same track where he got beaten a month ago in the Moto2 race of the FIM CEV round which took place there.
Edgar took his first steps in competition at the regional and national motocross championships, and debuted in speed last season, competing in the CEV Moto2 with the Kalex Pons Pons Racing team.
In his first season he finished in the top ten, earning a seventh place in the circuit of Motorland Aragón – his best result of 2013. This season, in the Pons HP 40 Junior Team, he is once again participating in the FIM CEV Moto2 championship.
In the opening race he contested a month ago at the Circuit de Jerez took the win, and therefore reached the top spot in the provisional championship standings – and therefore the right to enjoy this wild card entry in the Moto2 World Championship round.
The youngest of the Pons brothers arrives in Jerez this weekend with the intention to learn and enjoy everything this opportunity provides.
SITO PONS :
“I am very pleased and surprised with the rapid development of Edgar. We did not expect him to be leading the FIM CEV championship in only his second season and it is good that he has been presented the opportunity to race here and we’ll help him with the goal of learning as much as possible, and hope that this experience will help him to continue to compete in the FIM CEV, which is his primary goal. It is an opportunity not to be missed as he will learn a lot with the best riders in the world. In the team we are very pleased with the work he is doing very hopeful for Edgar and his hopes for a great future.”
“I am very happy with the opportunity that has been presented to me. To race with the best rider in the world is a great challenge and a responsibility. I will try to learn as much as possible and especially enjoy this home Grand Prix.”
Source: Pons Racing
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