Martin moves to DFX
Australian WSB rider Steve Martin has signed for the DFX Treme team for 2007, joining MIchel Fabrizio on Hondas.
Martin has ridden for Foggy Petronas for two seasons, but with the Petronas sponsorship ending at the end of the season, and no definite sponsor or rider deals settled for manager Carl Fogarty's new team, Martin has decided to secure his future.
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"This has been an incredibly difficult decision as I've enjoyed every minute with the FPR team, and in an ideal world, I would have liked to have stayed," said artin. "But the future of Carl's team is not clear and I had to make sure I did not miss out on a ride for next season as I still believe I have a lot to prove and that I am capable of challenging for race wins on competitive machinery."
Previously Steve Martin rode for the DFX team for four years, prior to joining FPR. To read more on the movers within MotoGP, WSB and BSB, se MCN, out September 20, 2006.