Dec 20, 2012
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Doni Tata Pradita.
Federal Oil, Indonesia's leading manufacturer of motorcycle oil, and Gresini Racing after agreed to continue their relationship into the new Moto2 season after enjoying a satisfactory first campaign together in 2012.
Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 returns with a new challenge, as Indonesian youngster Doni Tata Pradita contests his first season at this level. The Indonesian market is one of the most important in the world for the motorcycle industry and the interest in racing from the nation's vast public is on a constant rise. Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 aims to contribute to and benefit from this growing market, with commitment and belief in the project from both parties. Doni Tata Pradita has already shown his potential in testing at Valencia and Almeria and it looks like being an exciting first campaign for him in Moto2.
Rudy H. Husada (Vice Presidente PT Federal Kartyama) "We are really happy to renew our agreement as title sponsor of Gresini Racing in the Moto2 World Championship. For 2013 we wanted to give the project a more Indonesian dynamic and provide Doni Tata Pradita with the opportunity to take his bow on the Moto2 stage. I am sure that Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 will do Indonesia proud and give the whole nation something to get excited about."
Fausto Gresini (Team Manager Gresini Racing) "The Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 project for 2012 is certainly an exciting one. The opportunity to continue working with such a huge company like Federal Oil and to help develop such a promising young Indonesian talent gives me a lot of pride. Indonesia is an important market for the motorcycle industry and to be able to add the professional and technical support to a project that is sure to grab the imagination of an entire nation is another important moment in the history of Gresini Racing."
Doni Tata Pradita (Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 rider) "I want to thank Federal Oil and Gresini Racing for offering me the precious opportunity to compete in the Moto2 World Championship in 2013. I can't disguise my excitement at joining one of the biggest teams in the world. My first impressions during the tests at Valencia and Almeria were really positive. Everybody at Team Gresini was behind me and I am sure that with such professional support I can improve and do well."