Cal Crutchlow extends contract with LCR Honda

The British rider has renewed his contract for 2016 and potentially 2017

BRITISH MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow has renewed his contract with the LCR Honda Team for 2016 and an option for 2017.

LCR Honda have announced that they have extended their contract with Isle of Man resident Cal Crutchlow for the 2016 season with a potential continuation for the following season. 

The LCR Honda Team manager Lucio Cecchinello said: ”I am happy to announce the extension of our cooperation with Cal, who is one of the most talented riders in the whole MotoGP field.

"He has got the skills and the potential to battle with the top riders and fight for the podium spots, as he demonstrated in Argentina earlier this season.

"Cal is extremely professional and during the season we have built up a great rapport. it's a pleasure to be working with Cal again in 2016 and I look forward to the years to come"

The 29-year-old is currently 9th in the Championship standings with 74-points so far this season and not forgetting his podium finish at the Argentinian Grand Prix on-board the factory-spec Honda RC213V. 

"I am very happy to continue my relationship with LCR for 2016 and 2017," explained Crutchlow.

"Lucio has a fantastic team and I look forward to growing further with them and with Honda. We started the season well and I believe we can score some great results in the rest of this year and in the season to come."

LCR Honda have also announced that GIVI will be the Title Sponsor on the factory-spec Honda RC213V this weekend at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix - Crutchlow's home round. 

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