Rider (s): Aleix Espargaro (SPAIN) and Randy de Puniet (FRANCE) (MotoGP), Toni Elias (SPAIN) and Nicolas Terol (SPAIN) (Moto2) Hector Faubel (SPAIN) and Alberto Moncayo (SPAIN) (Moto3)
2012 Series Scheduled: 2012 MotoGP, Moto 2 and Moto3
Team Website: Team Aspar
Press release announcing the Aspar and Bel-Ray agreement.
FARMINGDALE, NJ –– January 4, 2012, Bel-Ray Company, Inc. – the leading United States based lubrication manufacturing company is pleased to announce a partnership with Team Aspar as the official oil for their MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 teams for 2012, 2013 and 2014 racing seasons.
The world championship season begins in Qatar on April 8th and concludes in Valencia on November 11th with 16 rounds in between. The series travels the globe and includes stops throughout Europe, including France, Italy and Spain. Stops also include Japan and Australia as well as 2 events in the United States this summer.
For the 2012 racing season, Team Aspar will consist of Hector Faubel and Alberto Moncayo in the Moto3 competition, Toni Elias and Nicolas Terol in the Moto2 competition and Aleix Espargaro and Randy DuPuniet in the MotoGP competition.
“Bel-Ray has a long history in the Spanish market, supplying the most technically advanced lubricants throughout the Powersports industry,” said Bel-Ray Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Liquori. “We are thrilled to align with Team Aspar, and their similar history of performance, integrity and winning. We look forward to a long partnership, filled with success,” she added.
Aspar Team Owner, Jorge Martínez, spoke about the Bel-Ray relationship. “It is very important for us to have the collaboration of a sponsor as prestigious as Bel-Ray. I am sure that this union will be mutually beneficial. Team Aspar will continue to be the biggest private team in the World Championship next season, with a presence in Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP classes. Bel Ray will support us in all three classes. The fact that the Team Aspar has international sponsors shows that we are doing a good job, that our hard work is of interest outside of our homeland and that allying oneself with Team Aspar is synonymous with success.”
Team Aspar sport director, Gino Borsoi, also spoke about Bel-Ray’s addition to the team. “We are thrilled to have Bel-Ray as a sponsor of Team Aspar for the 2012 season and beyond. Bel-Ray’s leading lubrication technology makes them the number one choice for Team Aspar and the extreme racing conditions of MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto 3 Racing”
The team will be using Bel-Ray’s complete line of performance lubricants including the popular EXS Synthetic Ester 4T Engine Oil, MotoChill Racing Coolant, Blue Tac Chain Lube and 6 in 1 Multipurpose Lubricants during the 2012 season in all of their racing.