Indianapolis MotoGP: LCR Honda confirm Randy de Puniet
LCR Honda has confirmed that French rider Randy de Puniet will stay with the team in 2009.
Although de Puniet signed a two-year deal for 2008 and ’09, team boss Lucio Cecchinello has still announced details of his plans for next year, having signed a new deal with Honda for the lease of an RC212V
“I think that Randy and Honda have a big potential. Our aim was to continue with Randy and thanks to Honda HRC support we will cooperate together for next season as well. Besides I am happy to say that we have retained all our present team staff for our 2009 project with Randy, “said Cecchinello.
Crash happy de Puniet said: “The 2009 season will be my fourth year in the MotoGP class; Honda is working hard to improve the RCV machine and the LCR Team is very professional and they are like a family for me. We have got the potential to make special results and we will do our best to achieve important goals”.