Honda signs Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge for its factory WorldSBK squad
Honda is very pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Spanish riders Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge to compete on its official World Superbike Team in 2022 aboard the factory Honda CBR1000RR-R FIREBLADE.
Lecuona, 21-year old rider from Valencia, made his debut in the Moto2 World Championship in 2016 and is currently completing his second year in MotoGP, while 24-year-old Xavi Vierge was born in Barcelona, and is concluding his sixth season in the Moto2 World Championship.
More, from another press release issued by Team HRC:
Leon Haslam farewell
After two years of intense and valuable collaboration, Honda wish to thank Leon Haslam for his important contribution to their Superbike project and wish him the very best in his future endeavours.
Leon Camier – Team Manager
“Over the time spent working together, we have had the opportunity to appreciate Leon as both a rider and as a person. We want to thank him for his hard work, dedication and full commitment to our project and the team. It has been a pleasure to work with him, and we wish him all the best for the future.”