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Jan 28, 2002

Jose Luis Cardoso To Race MuZ Four-stroke in 2002 MotoGP Series

Jose Luis Cardoso has signed to ride MuZ's new four-stroke racebike in the 2002 MotoGP series. Details of MuZ's machine have not been made public.<BR><BR>A 27-year-old Spanish rider, Cardoso has been in World Championship Grand Prix racing since 1993. Cardoso has made 110 race starts in the 125cc class, 67 starts in the 250cc class and 42 starts in the 500cc class but has never finished on a World Championship Grand Prix podium. Competing as Norick Abe's teammate on Luis d'Antin's Antena 3 Yamaha squad, Cardoso finished 16th in the 2001 World Championship standings with a best finish of 8th in Rio.<BR>