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Jun 3, 2014

American Daniel Costilla Released By Team Repli-Cast UK

Daniel Costilla (24).

Team Repli-Cast UK Racing would like to announce that due to circumstances beyond our control and within the interest of the Team that we have no alternative but to release the services of Daniel Costilla for the remainder of the Motul Motostar Championship.

We wish Daniel the very best and enjoyed every minute of working with him. We wish him well and hope his circumstances change and allow him to be back out there at the sharp edge where he certainly belongs and will be with the right financial backing.

Daniel is a fantastic young man with loads of talent and hopefully things will get sorted out for him and his future.

There will be another press release shortly, with regards to a new signing.

More, from another press release issued by Team Repli-Cast UK:

Thompson joins Team Repli-Cast for the Motul Motostar Championship

Team Repli-Cast UK Racing is pleased to announce that they have agreed terms to secure the services of Joe Thompson for the remaining 2014 Motul Motostar Championship; Joe will be joining the Team on board the Repli-Cast Honda Moto3 Machine.

16-year-old Joe, born in Malton, York, currently impresses the racing scene with a list of podiums in the Thundersport GB Aprilia Superteen challenge. Following on from his success in 2013, he has improved on his riding skills gaining more experience and adding to his silverware. He was one of only 100 riders invited to try out for the Redbull Rookies Cup in 2013 to add to his already impressive list of racing history.

Joe has competed in the first races of this season in the Aprilia Superteen Championship, and now moving on with his rider development, he joins Team Repli-Cast to further his career. The youngster is now keen to get into the action, he has plenty of raw-speed and a motivation to succeed at the highest level, and he will certainly be a rider to watch as the season progresses.

Joe will join Charlie Nesbitt to complete Team Repli-Cast UK Racing’s line up at Snetterton on the 13-15 June.

Gary Dawson – Team Manager

“It was with deep regret that we had to say goodbye to Daniel but unfortunately racing is like this.

Joe first caught my eye at the Scarborough Gold Cup and after a few visits to the Thundersport Races with Charlie; I was able to watch him at the sharp end of the notorious Superteens. The lad has plenty of raw talent and it's going to be a pleasure to work with him and bring it out.”

Joe Thompson -#74

“It is an absolute pleasure to be joining Team Repli-Cast UK Racing and I think having the backing that the Team can give me will really help me be the best I can be. I was leading the Aprilia Superteen series this year but we made a big decision and decided to leave to get some confidence and track time on the Moto3 before we go for some good positions next year. This is a big step for me coming into the BSB paddock and I am not expecting too much from myself this year as long as I keep improving and learn the tracks.

If anyone wants to follow my progress please visit my website!

Bring on Snetterton!”

Don’t miss the next round of the 2014 Championship at Snetterton on 13/14/15 June.

We would like to thank all our sponsors and supporters for your continued loyalty towards our team, without you none of this would be possible.

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