Danny Kent – along with Efren Vazquez and rookie Hiroki Ono – represents the new Moto 3 Team “Leopard Racing” in the highly competitive Moto 3 World Championship this year.
A colourful new entry will appear at this year in the Moto3 class, as the newly formed team, “Leopard Racing” unveiled their livery at the World famous “Circuito de Jerez” in southern Spain.
The team run by Kiefer Racing that is newly to be named “Leopard Racing” a long time participant at the highest level of motorcycling racing, with already one championship title to it’s name. The new team will consist of a three rider line-up, made up of a well balanced mix of experienced and young talented riders.
Heading Leopard Racing is Efren Vazquez from Spain, he finished last seasons campaign in the lower category of GP racing; with two victories and a fourth place in overall standings. Alongside the Spaniard is Danny Kent from the UK, a very experienced Moto3 participant of numerous years. Completing the line-up is Hiroki Ono from Japan, being the rookie of the team, for his first season at World Championship level.
Ambitions are high for the Leopard Racing outfit, in its first year of Moto3 class collaboration. Honda Racing Corporation is providing an excellent support with their new Motorbikes: the new NSF250RW has already proven it’s self in competitive pre-season testings.
During this weekend the Championship gets underway with the “Grand Prix of Qatar”, held in the exciting floodlit stadium “Losail International Circuit” in Doha, the capital of Qatar.
#52 Danny Kent
“ I’m really happy to be part of the “Leopard Racing “ project in 2015, In such a brand new project, after our pre-season trials and the hard work from the team members, we have set our ambitions to a very high level. We will make a strong showing in this competitive class. A big thank you goes to HRC for their outstanding support and to be able to compete at a peak level this year.”
Stefan Kiefer (Team manager)
“In 2015 we face a completely new challenge, we look forward to this new chapter for Kiefer Racing. So I would like to offer thanks to Title sponsor Leopard Natural Power Drink and the whole Honda team, who allow us to compete in the highly competitive Moto3 class, at the highest level. With just some days before the season start at Losail, we, as a team, are ready to take up the challenge, and meet our targets. My feeling is we will be able to race with the leaders in our category. As has been said, our ambitions are high, but we can count on an excellent background from the partners, so I wish to express my thanks to all of those involved in this new project.”
Miodrag Kotur (Leopard)
“Leopard Natural power drink is happy to announce its title sponsorship at Kiefer Moto 3 team. The newly named Leopard Racing Team will compete at the highest level of motorcycle racing. We worked hard this winter to make it happen. We are saying thanks to all the people, staff and partners involved in this exciting project with a special mention to the Kiefer’s brothers. Let’s get the show started in Qatar now!”
Source: Leopard Racing
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