Salom replaces Silva at Avintia Blusens
6 September 2012 – Mallorcan rider David Salom will replace Iván Silva for the rest of the MotoGP season, it has been announced by the Avintia Blusens team. The latter will remain part of the CRT outfit, continuing to travel to Grands Prix as official reserve rider.
‘Avintia Blusens wishes to thank Iván for his work during the season, as the team benefited from his experience in the work carried out on the development of the new CRT machine,’ reads the statement issued by the squad.
‘Iván complied perfectly with the objectives both the team and he set early in the season and, thanks to the good work done by him in the development of the bikes, the team has been able to call up David Salom, convinced that the Mallorcan’s experience in World SBK will allow him to be very competitive in the near future in the CRT class.’
MotoGP continues with the San Marino Grand Prix next weekend.